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TippingPoint gives vendors six months to fix holes

Some software vendors are taking too long to fix flaws in their products so the Zero Day Initiative is giving them a deadline for the first time.

By Aug. 3, 2010

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IE also affected by $10,000 QuickTime bug

Initially the flaw was thought to be exploitable only through Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox Web browsers on both Macs and Windows PCs.

By Apr. 25, 2007

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Forcing vendors to fix bugs under deadline

New bug-fixing deadline for software makers will mean quicker turnaround time on releasing security patches and better protection for consumers and corporations, experts say.

By Aug. 4, 2010

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Flash flaw leads to Vista laptop's fall

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.

By Mar. 29, 2008

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MacBook Air hacked in security contest

A security company has awarded $10,000, and a free MacBook Air, to a group of security researchers who gained control of the system through a Safari vulnerability.

By Mar. 27, 2008

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New and Noteworthy: SANS: Mac OS X vulnerabilities a major threat; When a Linux user buys Apple's Mac mini

New and Noteworthy: SANS: Mac OS X vulnerabilities a major threat; When a Linux user buys Apple's Mac mini

By Nov. 29, 2005

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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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Mobile: The holy grail at security conference

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.

By Mar. 20, 2009

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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