The results of the first day of the Pwn2Own contest held each year at the CanSecWest conference are the following: Safari and IE8 went down, Chrome is still unscathed due to a no-show from the registered contestant that was supposed to attack it.
A behavior of the Safari browser on the iPhone could be used by phishers and scammers to fool users into believing they have landed on a legitimate site, says Nitesh Dhanjani. In short, it allows scammers to display a fake URL bar and hide the real one.
Elcomsoft Internet Password Breaker now retrieves cached passwords stored in a variety of email clients and Web browsers. The new update adds Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Opera Web browsers to the list of supported applications in addition to already supported Microsoft Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Outlook, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail. In addition, cached logins and passwords, pre-filled forms and AutoComplete information can be extracted from the browser cache or secure storage area. Elcomsoft Internet Password Breaker makes it easier to migrate between supported Web browsers.
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