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Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.
The day before two annual Google-sponsored hacking contests kick off at a security conference in Vancouver, Google tidies up some of Chrome's loose ends.
Mobile security remains a struggle: CanSecWest calls attention to flaws in Android and BlackBerry 10, while a newly discovered encryption weakness in iOS 7 could put iPad and iPhone owners at risk.
All four drop like flies in hacking contest that takes researchers weeks or more to prepare for, but just minutes to win.
No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.
QuickTime 7.1.6 released: Resolves CanSecWest Java flaw
Security experts launch successful exploits against browsers at the CanSecWest conference, but fail--or fail to even try--exploiting smartphones despite a $10,000 prize.
Charlie Miller, who won a contest by hacking a MacBook Air last year, exploits a security hole in Safari within seconds at the CanSecWest security conference.
The last day of the Pwn to Own contest at the CanSecWest conference saw a Windows Vista laptop taken down by a group of hackers who exploited a newly discovered flaw in Adobe's Flash.