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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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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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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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Hacker wins $60,000 prize for breaking into Google Chrome

A hacker known as Pinkie Pie scored another win in a Google-sponsored contest by uncovering a flaw in the Chrome browser.

By Oct. 11, 2012

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Chrome hacker wins $60,000 for finding 'full' exploit

The winner, Sergey Glazunov, was the first to submit an entry in Google's Pwnium competition to find security exploits in Chrome.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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Google offers bigger bucks in Chrome bug hunt

Believing the easy security holes have already been found, Google is adding new financial incentives for outside bug hunters.

By Aug. 15, 2012