Hack challenge QuickTime bug not on the loose

Friday, 27 April 2007, 12:33 AM EST

Organizers of last week's MacBook Pro hack challenge today disputed accounts that the QuickTime exploit that won the $10,000 prize was nicked from a wireless network and is now in circulation.

"Not likely," said Dragos Ruiu, one of the CanSecWest and hack contest organizers. "Everything went over a wired network. It was in a locked cabinet, so it would have to have been physically compromised."

At Computerworld.

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