Trend Micro Awards $515,000 at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017

The second day of this year’s Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest on Nov. 2 brought with it more exploits, including the longest exploit chain ever seen at a Pwn2Own event.  Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 ran from Nov.1-2 in Tokyo and resulted in the disclosure of 32 vulnerabilities involving Apple, Samsung and Huawei mobile devices. By the end of the two-day event, Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), which runs the Pwn2Own contest, had awarded a grand total of $515,000 in prize money for the successfully demonstrated exploits.

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