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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 Mar. 11, 2011

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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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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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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 Sep. 20, 2012

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Disable your browser to avoid hackers, says BlackBerry

RIM has recommended users turn off JavaScript or disable their Web browsers after its latest software was hacked at a security conference.

By Mar. 17, 2011

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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 Mar. 9, 2012

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French researchers demo attack on Chrome

Security experts say they were able to bypass several security measures in Chrome running on Windows.

By May. 9, 2011

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Google bets hackers £12,500 that Chrome is unhackable

Google is putting its money where its browser is, betting £12,500 that hackers can't breach Chrome.

By Feb. 5, 2011

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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