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IE8 is here, IE8 is hacked

Mar 20, 2009, 17:32 (1 Talkback[s])

"During his keynote speech at the Las Vegas MIX 09 conference, Dean Hachamovitch, the Microsoft Internet Explorer head honcho, made much about how IE8 had been specifically engineered in order to better withstand the type of evolving attacks methods that the hackers of today like to employ...

"So I guess it should come as no great surprise to discover that even as Hachamovitch was talking so a hacker called Nils from Germany was accepting a $5000 cash prize and a Sony Vaio laptop as his reward for successfully hacking IE8 at the annual PWN2OWN contest during the CanSecWest security conference."

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