MacBook Air hacked in security contest

Friday, 28 March 2008, 11:43 PM EST

A team of security researchers has won $10,000 for hacking a MacBook Air in two minutes using an undisclosed Safari vulnerability.

Charlie Miller, Jake Honoroff, and Mark Daniel of Independent Security Evaluators were able to gain control of a MacBook Air on the second day of the hacking competition, which pitted the Air against Windows Vista and Ubuntu machines.

At News.com.

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