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Why Pwn2Own doesn't target Linux

Mar 08, 2011, 18:05 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to SMK for this link. ]

"From the 'Hack Me' files:

"The annual Pwn2Own hacking challenge kicks off today, pitting security researchers against web browsers and mobile platforms. The HP TippingPoint sponsored event grows every year to include more platforms, though Linux isn't among them.

'Pwn2Own will target IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome all running on Windows 7. Windows XP isn't on the target list and neither is Linux, for different reasons."

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