Google Chrome update just fixed one of its most annoying features –

Those who manage to successfully find an exploit will win a cash prize, a jacket emblazoned with the year of their win, and, as the name of the contest suggests, the device they managed to break into.

Web browsers were subject to a number of exploits over the course of the contest, this year held at Vancouver’s CanSecWest conference.

Over the three days of Pwn2Own, Microsoft Edge was successfully attacked five times – racking up $300,000 in bounties.

Safari was exploited three times, and Firefox was attacked twice – although only one of these was successful.

The browser says it will be making further additions to its security this year.

However, Google Chrome left the conference more or less unscathed – with the only attack not being completed in time.


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