As reported earlier CanSecWest conference was designed to test zero day vulnerability against three leading desktop operating systems. The result is out:  The MacBook Air went first  Windows Vista was cracked (hacked) on the last day of the contest  Linux remained undefeated Although several attendees tried to crack the Linux laptop, nobody [...]
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The most anticipated matchup in the cracker (or hacker) world is going on to take control of a computer using zero day vulnerability. Checkout official site for more information about the Pwn2Own contest. The prize is US $20,000, plus you get to keep the laptop.