Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Mar 2009 23:02 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption With the infamous PWN2OWN contest drawing ever closer, the heat is ramping up. This year's instalment pitches Apple's Safari (on the Mac), Google's Chrome, Internet Explorer 8, and Firefox (all on Windows 7) against one another, while also allowing crackers to take on mobile platforms. Last year's winner, Charlie Miller, who won by cracking Mac OS X within minutes last year, says Safari on the Mac will be the first to fall.
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and then...
by poundsmack on Thu 5th Mar 2009 23:29 UTC
poundsmack
Member since:
2005-07-13

No Opera? come on.

anyways FireFox will be the next to go after safari. there are a few exploits (known to the core devs) that I am sure others now about but haven't publicly disclosed. Crome is a true toss up, its new enough to not be stress tested by the industry, but that also makes it a little harder to exploit (lack os knowledge).

as for the mobile stuff, Win Mobile is based still on IE6, it will go down fast.

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by warhoon on Thu 5th Mar 2009 23:57 in reply to "and then..."
warhoon Member since:
2006-11-19

Yeah! Why not Opera too???

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by SlackerJack on Fri 6th Mar 2009 00:06 in reply to "RE: and then..."
SlackerJack Member since:
2005-11-12

The simple fact is that if he(they) can't get Firefox or Chrome, there's no way in hell they'll get Opera.

Remember, it's easy targets he's going for and Opera wouldn't be easy. Opera is like Linux, not worth the time according this this guy.

Edited 2009-03-06 00:07 UTC

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