Pwn2Own day 1 is done. Out of six attempts today, four were successful, one was partially successful and one failed. A total of 15 new vulnerabilities were demonstrated and information passed on to the vendors so they can address them appropriately. In addition, the DVLabs team worked directly with the researchers to identify the information needed to create filters for the Digital Vaccine. This filter set will be available this Tuesday March 22, 2016 and provides exclusive protection for our TippingPoint customers against these zero day vulnerabilities.
Today, the five teams earned US$282,500 dollars in prizes. And at the end of Day 1, 360Vulcan Team is in the lead for the title of “Master of Pwn with 25 points.”
Day 2 of the contest will begin tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time. Three teams will make five additional attempts.
View the full schedule here.
Day 1: The Details
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