Virtual machine escape fetches $105,000 at Pwn2Own hacking contest

LinuxSecurity.com: Contestants at this year’s Pwn2Own hacking competition in Vancouver just pulled off an unusually impressive feat: they compromised Microsoft’s heavily fortified Edge browser in a way that escapes a VMware Workstation virtual machine it runs in. The hack fetched a prize of $105,000, the highest awarded so far over the past three days.

From: Linux Security

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