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Submission + - Chrome; Firefox; IE 10; Java; Win 8 hacked at Pwn2Own (

mask.of.sanity writes: Annual Candian hack fest Pwn2Own is famous for leaving a trail of bloodied software bits and today it did not disappoint. Security researchers tore holes through all major web browsers, breaking Windows 8 and Java too (though the latter feat is not remarkable). Thankfully for the rest of us, the cashed-up winners will disclose the holes quietly to Microsoft, Mozilla, Google and Oracle, and the proof of concept attack code will remain in the hands of organisers only.
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Chrome; Firefox; IE 10; Java; Win 8 hacked at Pwn2Own

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