Hackers awarded $267,000 at Pwn2Own 2018, was far less than in the past editions


By Pierluigi Paganini

PWN2OWN 2018

At Pwn2Own 2018 the hackers received a total of $267,000, it was far less than in the past editions, but the quality of research was amazing.

The popular hacking competition Pwn2Own is concluded, let’s see how much hackers earned and which applications they have successfully pwned.

White hat hackers have earned a total of $267,000 at Pwn2Own 2018 competition for exploits targeting Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Oracle VirtualBox and Mozilla Firefox.

This year the popular competition organized by TrendMicro Zero Day Initiative was sponsored by Microsoft and sponsor VMware.

The overall prize pool announced by ZDI was $2 million, but only a total of $267,000 was …read more

Via:: Security Affiars