Apple, Oracle, VMware Software Hacked at Pwn2Own 2019


Pwn2Own 2019

Apple’s Safari web browser and the Oracle VirtualBox and VMware Workstation virtualization products were hacked on the first day of the Pwn2Own 2019 hacking competition, earning researchers a total of $240,000 in cash.

Pwn2Own 2019, which takes place these days in Vancouver, Canada, alongside the CanSecWest conference, is organized by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). The prize pool for this year’s event exceeds $1 million. In addition, for the first time in the competition’s history, participants have been invited to hack a Tesla Model 3, which can earn them up to $300,000 and a car.

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