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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Well, that's a turnup for the books: Google's Chrome browser has been the first to be hacked at the annual Pwn2own competition. Having seen its product being untouchable for the past two years, the company may have become a little overconfident - and offered up to $60,000 to anyone who could hack it at all, up to a limit of $1m.
It was a challenge which a French team, Vupen, was very happy to take - and break. In fact, they hacked Chrome during the first five minutes of the competition , and (under the new rules ) took 32 points. It also earns them $20,000 from Chrome for using bugs in Chrome itself to gain "full unsandboxed code …