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Insecure Candidates: Chrome Wins Hacking Contest

Mar 23, 2009, 23:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In less than 10 seconds Charlie Miller could open his MacBook with Safari and promptly won the $5,000 Zero Day Initiative prize. After jury members clicked a specially prepared link, Miller could control the system through an undocumented security hole.

"Internet Explorer 8 was the next victim (ironically almost parallel to its official start in Las Vegas) to follow the MacBook pattern. A hacker named simply Nils used an undocumented vulnerability to control the Windows 7 subsystem and won another $5,00 prize from ZDI."

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