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Google bets $20000 that Chrome browser can not be hacked !

Google bets $20000 that Chrome browser can not be hacked !

February 03, 2011Mohit Kumar
Google will pay $ 20,000 for the first scientist who succeeds in its Chrome browser to exploit this year's competition Pwn2Own piracy. ...
Hacker kills his own Pwn2Own bug for Android phones !

Hacker kills his own Pwn2Own bug for Android phones !

March 08, 2011Mohit Kumar
A vulnerability that a researcher planned to use to compromise an Android cellphone at a hacking contest later this week got squashed after...
Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE – All Browsers Hacked at Pwn2Own Competition

Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE – All Browsers Hacked at Pwn2Own Competition

March 22, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Annual Pwn2Own Hacking Competition  2015 held in Vancouver is over and participants from all over the world nabbed $557,500 in bug b...
Internet Explorer and Safari first to fall at Pwn2Own 2011, Chrome and Firefox still standing !

Internet Explorer and Safari first to fall at Pwn2Own 2011, Chrome and Firefox still standing !

March 10, 2011Mohit Kumar
Pwn2Own, the annual three-day browser hackathon, has already claimed its first two victims: IE8 on Windows 7 64-bit, and Safari 5 on Mac OS ...
Microsoft Releases Zero IE8 Security Updates Before "Pwn2Own" !

Microsoft Releases Zero IE8 Security Updates Before "Pwn2Own" !

March 07, 2011Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has opted not to release any patches to its Internet Explorer 8 browser prior to this year's Pwn2Own browser exploit challenge...
0-Days Found in iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, Xiaomi Mi6 Phones

0-Days Found in iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, Xiaomi Mi6 Phones

November 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
At Pwn2Own 2018 mobile hacking competition held in Tokyo on November 13-14, white hat hackers once again demonstrated that even the fully pa...
The Keen Team - Chinese Hacker Group Reveals their Identities

The Keen Team - Chinese Hacker Group Reveals their Identities

April 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Keen Team – a mysterious group of Chinese hackers who hacked Apple's Safari Mac OS X Mavericks system in just 20 seconds and Window...
Geohot Will Try His Hacking Skills On Windows Phone 7 !

Geohot Will Try His Hacking Skills On Windows Phone 7 !

March 07, 2011Mohit Kumar
Geohot has been causing quite a disturbance due to his ongoing legal battle with Sony. Geohot jailbroke the Sony PS3 to run unsigned code. S...
Chinese Hackers won $215,000 for Hacking iPhone and Google Nexus at Mobile Pwn2Own

Chinese Hackers won $215,000 for Hacking iPhone and Google Nexus at Mobile Pwn2Own

October 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The Tencent Keen Security Lab Team from China has won a total prize money of $215,000 in the 2016 Mobile Pwn2Own contest run by Trend M...
Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities

Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
So, is your Safari Web Browser Updated?? Make sure you have the latest web browser updated for your Apple Macintosh systems, as Apple re...
Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 zero-day exploits revealed at Pwn2Own 2013 Contest

Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 zero-day exploits revealed at Pwn2Own 2013 Contest

November 14, 2013Wang Wei
At Information Security Conference PacSec 2013 in Tokyo, Apple's Safari browser for the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 have been ...
Chrome, Firefox, Java, IE10 exploited at Pwn2Own competition

Chrome, Firefox, Java, IE10 exploited at Pwn2Own competition

March 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
During the first day of Pwn2Own competition at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver , latest versions of all major browsers were expl...
Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Samsung Galaxy S3 can be hacked via NFC, allowing attackers to download all data from the Android smartphone, security researchers demon...
Finally Google Chrome gets hacked at Pwn2Own

Finally Google Chrome gets hacked at Pwn2Own

March 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Finally Google Chrome gets hacked at Pwn2Own Vupen Security and Sergey Glazunov independently managed to penetrate Google Chrome's securi...
BlackBerry Hacked via Drive-By Download at Pwn2Own !

BlackBerry Hacked via Drive-By Download at Pwn2Own !

March 11, 2011Mohit Kumar
BlackBerry OS fell during the second day of the Pwn2Own hacking competition as a result of a drive-by download attack that chained together ...
Stephen Fewer won Pwn2Own !

Stephen Fewer won Pwn2Own !

March 10, 2011Mohit Kumar
Stephen Fewer won Pwn2Own ! The annual Pwn2Own contest at the CanSecWest conference kicked off Wednesday and one of the winners this y...
Google & Mozilla Patches Browsers Before Pwn2Own Hacker Contest !

Google & Mozilla Patches Browsers Before Pwn2Own Hacker Contest !

March 04, 2011Mohit Kumar
Now that the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest is around the corner, both Google and Mozilla are busy patching flaws in their respective brows...
Exploit-Selling Firm Kept Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Hidden for 3 Years

Exploit-Selling Firm Kept Internet Explorer Zero-Day Vulnerability Hidden for 3 Years

July 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
A French information security company VUPEN has recently disclosed that it held onto a serious Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability for at l...
iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit

iPhone 5 and 4 Hacked with same Exploit

September 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
iPhone 5  is vulnerable to the same attack that successfully breached an iPhone 4S at the mobile Pwn2Own hacker contest held this week a...
$60000 for Exploiting Google Chrome, Hackers at Pwnium work...

$60000 for Exploiting Google Chrome, Hackers at Pwnium work...

February 28, 2012Mohit Kumar
$60000 for Exploiting Google Chrome, Hackers at Pwnium  work... Google has offered prizes, totalling $1 million, to those who successfully ...
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