Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Mar 2009 06:44 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Privacy, Security, Encryption As he had already predicted, cracker Charlie Miller has won the PWN2OWN contest by cracking Safari and Mac OS X within seconds of the start of the competition. "It took a couple of seconds. They clicked on the link and I took control of the machine," Miller said after his accomplishment. He took home the USD 10000 prize, as well as the MacBook he performed the exploit on. Internet Explorer 8 fell a while later by cracker Nils, who also cracked Safari and Firefox after being done with IE8.
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of course it only took seconds !
by Yagami on Thu 19th Mar 2009 09:44 UTC
Yagami
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2006-07-15

that is why we spend money on dual cores and millions of GHZ and RAM!

and firefox and ie being cracked later, just shows that they are bloated and slow !!! i mean , what is this ? spectrum zx ? should i have to wait 3-5 minutes for the crack to load ? can i press the space bar ?

i am confident that my linux box can be cracked in less than one second !!! its just super fast , very stable, everything is working really good.

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