IE8 And Safari Are Hacked At Pwn2Own, Chrome Still Safe

Just a few minutes before Pwn2Own contest, Apple released Safari 5.0.4 along with iOS 4.3. At the contest, MacBook Air and Safari 5.0.4 pwned in five seconds. Vupen said “We pwned Apple Safari on Mac OS X (x64) at pwn2own in 5 seconds,”. That, at least, is better than it fared in 2008.


Besides, Internet Explorer 8 was taken down by Stephen Fewer, who used three separate vulnerabilities to get out of Protected Mode and crack that browser's best locks.

Google made a proud challenge as it said it'd pay $20,000 to any team or individual who could successfully hack Chrome. Till now it's still safe but we're waiting for more! [Engadget, 9to5mac]

For more news coverage, you can follow us on Twitter or become a fan on our Facebook page, we will keep you updated with posts over the web.


If you found this post useful, dont forget to click the +1 button =>  

Follow GreenPois0n on Google+


blog comments powered by Disqus