Google says there are good reasons for making the Pwnium competition year-round.
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Published March 6, 2013 12:53 pm in Adobe, Apple, Apple Safari, Firefox, Google, Google Chrome, Guest blog, Internet Explorer, Malware, Microsoft, Naked Security, Operating Systems, Oracle, Vulnerability
Security researchers are gathering in Vancouver at the CanSecWest conference, in the hope of winning substantial cash prizes for finding exploitable vulnerabilities in the likes of Chrome, Internet Explorer and Java.
A Russian security researcher has earned himself a tidy $60,000 by demonstrating how he could waltz past the security sandbox in Google’s Chrome browser to run unauthorised code on fully-patched Windows 7 computers.