Browsers Race to Update Security as PWN2OWN Event Nears

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
 
For the first time this year, Mozilla has updated its open-source Firefox web browser in anticipation for the upcoming PWN2OWN event, which awards cash and prizes to “security researchers” (read: hackers) who can successfully demonstrate vulnerabilities of fully-patched browsers. In the recently released Firefox 3.6.14 update, at least 10 security flaws found in the popular browser has been fixed by M