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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RE: How embarresing!
by Ford Prefect on Thu 19th Mar 2009 13:44 UTC in reply to "How embarresing!"
Ford Prefect
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2006-01-16

What have Apple's pricing decisions to do with the security of their browser exactly??

Do it like me: If you don't want to spend that money, then just don't!

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