Google Offers 150,000 For ChromeOS Exploit

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Hungry Man, Jan 28, 2013.

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  1. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    Pwnium 2013 was announced a little while back, and details have surfaced. ChromeOS vulns are in. The prizes are massive.

    http://blog.chromium.org/2013/01/show-off-your-security-skills-pwn2own.html

    $110,000: browser or system level compromise in guest mode or as a logged-in user, delivered via a web page.

    $150,000: compromise with device persistence -- guest to guest with interim reboot, delivered via a web page.

    That's an incredibly attractive amount of money for whitehats. A years salary for many people.
     
  2. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    Yeah maybe even 2 or 3 years of salary for some.

    Though I would be happy for less :p And as they say, hard work pays off!
     
  3. ComputerSaysNo

    ComputerSaysNo Registered Member

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    WOW, better get the fuzzer out!
     
  4. ams963

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    Holy smoke! That's a lot of money. Good luck everyone.:D
     
  5. safeguy

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    Google's investing a lot in ChromeOS it seems. I haven't read much on ChromeOS so I wonder where is the $$$ coming in for them...
     
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