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Hackers beat Firefox and Safari to earn $105K at Pwn2Own
Chinese contestants from major companies had been dominating the contest in recent years, but new regulations from Beijing prohibited them from joining this year's fray.
It's easy to fake Extended Validation certificates, research shows
EV certificates — the files that tell a browser to show the little green lock — are supposed to make crystal clear who owns a website. There's a way around it, though.
Study: Zero days rediscovered much faster
The report comes as White House cybersecurity czar Rob Joyce says he is reviewing the Vulnerability Equities Process — the policy structure that decides whether zero days found by U.S. agencies should be disclosed to the manufacturer.
SHA-1 crypto algorithm is dead by collision attack
The SHA-1 algorithm is dead — except, of course, that it's still in wide use all around the internet.