“After successful attacks on Safari and Internet Explorer 8 on Wednesday, the second day of Pwn2Own saw the iPhone 4 and then the BlackBerry Torch 9800 successfully exploited. The annual security competition allows researchers to win any systems that they successfully compromise, and also awards them cash rewards if those security flaws are still present in the latest version of the software.”
Pwn2Own Day 2: iPhone, BlackBerry Beaten
Submitted by gogothebee 2011-03-11 Privacy, Security 5 Comments
Too bad – I figured George Hotz would show up for the windows phone hack – he needs the money for his legal defense
With everybody converging to Webkit based browser and probably creating their own working branch. We should see a lot of exploitable browser in the wild.