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IE8, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry exploited in Pwn2Own contest

No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.

By March 11, 2011

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​Google's Project Zero plans to plug zero-day attacks

A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.

By July 15, 2014

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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 March 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 March 12, 2014

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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 April 3, 2013

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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 March 7, 2013

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iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S3 hacked in contest

Researchers demonstrate how to remotely attack the mobile devices as part of mobile Pwn2Own contest at security conference.

By September 20, 2012

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Twitter hires security expert Charlie Miller

The hire, which follows Moxie Marlinspike's move to Twitter last year, is evidence of how seriously Twitter is taking security these days.

By September 14, 2012

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Quick fix: Pwnium exploit of Chrome patched within 24 hours

Google says that the exploit Chromium contributor Sergey Glazunov discovered has already been fixed. It has also patched another exploit announced at Pwn2Own 2012.

By March 9, 2012

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Apple boots security guru who exposed iPhone exploit

A prominent security researcher has been ousted from Apple's development programs after publishing research that demonstrated vulnerabilities in the company's mobile app software.

By November 7, 2011