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All hacking eyes on the prize money at CanSecWest

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.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Google fixes 7 Chrome security holes just before CanSecWest

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.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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QuickTime 7.1.6 released: Resolves CanSecWest Java flaw

QuickTime 7.1.6 released: Resolves CanSecWest Java flaw

By May. 1, 2007

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iPhone, Safari, IE 8, Firefox hacked in CanSecWest contest

All four drop like flies in hacking contest that takes researchers weeks or more to prepare for, but just minutes to win.

By Mar. 24, 2010

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Beware this big iOS flaw -- and it's not alone

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.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Researchers win $100,000 for Chrome hack that leaves Windows vulnerable

Researchers from MWR Labs find a way to exploit a Chrome vulnerability, sidestep Windows 7 safety measures, and do whatever they want on the operating system.

By Mar. 7, 2013

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Google looks for talent at hacker con

Solving a puzzle gets you a T-Shirt. Handing in your business card may get you a call from a recruiter.

By Apr. 20, 2007

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Hack a Mac, get $10,000

TippingPoint, which runs the Zero Day Initiative bug bounty program, is offering to pay $10,000 to the hacker who commandeers one of two MacBooks.

By Apr. 19, 2007

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Samsung joins Mozilla's quest for Rust

Samsung is chipping in some engineering know-how toward Mozilla's pursuit of a new programming language that it hopes will be a holy grail of code.

By Apr. 3, 2013