Why Pwn2Own doesn't target Linux
Mar 08, 2011, 18:05 (7 Talkback[s])
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"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."