Boom goes the dynamite! Keep your browsers patched, and try to avoid browsing in seedy neighborhoods.
Despite the last-minute update from Apple, Safari was the first to be cracked by security researchers on the first day of the Pwn2Own hacking contest.
A team of security researchers from the French penetration test company VUPEN successfully exploited a zero-day flaw in Apple’s Safari browser to win the Pwn2Own challenge on Mar. 9. Security researchers took turns trying to compromise the most up-to-date versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple’s Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome on the first day of the hacking contest at CanSecWest in Vancouver, Canada.