Whitehat Targets Chrome OS at Black Hat
Jul 16, 2011, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
"As opposed to a traditional operating system where user data
resides locally on a hard drive, with ChromeOS, data and
applications mostly reside in the cloud. As such, attack vectors
such as malware,botnets and trojans aren't as much of a risk.
"The exploits look different since the target is not your hard
drive or CPU power, the target is your information," Johansen
"According to Johansen, the risk to ChromeOS comes by way of
Chrome Extensions and Chrome apps which he sees as been analogous
to mobile apps for a smartphone."