Over the next two days teams will be attempting to demonstrate new zero-day vulnerabilities in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Adobe Flash on Microsoft Windows 10 64-Bit, and Apple Safari on Mac OS X El Capitan.
This is Pwn2Own’s first year with ZDI as part of Trend Micro. And this looks to be the biggest contest yet with over half a million dollars in prizes. Also, this year features the new “Master of Pwn” award. The winner will receive an additional US $25,000, a truly unique trophy and a very fashionable purple velvet “Master of Pwn” smoking jacket.
The contest will start with the random drawing for slots at 10: 00 a.m. Pacific time in the Gulf Conference Rooms. The first contestants will be up starting at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time.
Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for updates including the full list of contestants and the schedule. Click here for the Pwn2Own teaser video.
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