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Chinese hacker cracks Safari, wins $40K, praises Apple's security Everybody's Web software got "pwned" at the Pwn2Own hackers conference this week: Apple's (AAPL) Safari, Google's (GOOG) Chrome, Microsoft's (MSFT) Internet Explorer, Mozilla's Firefox and Adobe's (ADBE) Reader and Flash. Safari was defeated by Liang Chen, one of a pair Chinese Keen Team hackers, using a heap-overflow-and-sandbox-bypass combination that took three months to perfect. "For Apple, the OS is regarded as very safe and has a very good security architecture," Chen told ThreatPost's Michael Mimoso. "Even if you have a vulnerability, it's very difficult to exploit. Today we demonstrated that with some advanced technology, the system is still able to be pwned. But in general, the security in OS X is higher than other operating systems." ? (read more)