10 Lessons From The Pwn2Own Hacker Contest

The recent CanSecWest Pwn2Own contest saw successful hacking attacks against Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox and Apple’s Safari and iPhone products.  Now that the dust has settled and the vendors are starting to patch the vulnerabilities, Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine takes a look at the real-world implications of the contest and the lessons learned.

The recent CanSecWest Pwn2Own contest saw successful hacking attacks against Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox and Apple’s Safari and iPhone products.  Now that the dust has settled and the vendors are starting to patch the vulnerabilities, Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine takes a look at the real-world implications of the contest and the lessons learned.

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