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Submission + - Chrome hacked in 5 minutes, 60k USD prize claimed (

Skuto writes: After offering a total prize fund of up to 1M USD for a successful Chrome hack (, it seems Google got what it wanted (or not!). No more than 5 minutes into the Pwn2Own cracking contest team Vupen exploited 2 Chrome bugs to demonstrate a total break of Google's browser. They will win at least 60k USD out of Google's prize fund, as well as taking a strong option on winning the overall Pwn2Own prize. It also illustrates that Chrome's much lauded sandboxing ( is not a silver bullet for browser security.
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Chrome hacked in 5 minutes, 60k USD prize claimed

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