Chrome Downed by Exploits in Hacker Contests
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security Projects A $1 million purse that Google has offered to hackers who can produce zero-day exploits against its Chrome browser appears to be safe after the first day of its three-day Pwnium hacking contest, which yielded just one contestant and one successful zero-day attack. The absence of competitors has made for a very quiet contest, particularly since the sole competitor in the Google competition so far, didnít even show up for the event. The successful attack code, which actually exploited two vulnerabilities in Chrome, was developed by Russian university student Sergey Glasanov, who lives somewhere outside Siberia and sent in his code via a proxy who was present at the contest event.

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