Chrome OS emerges from Pwnium 3 unscathed, Chrome, IE and Firefox fall at Pwn2Own
0. phoneArena 10 Mar 2013, 01:06 posted on
Google has a well earned reputation for paying big bucks to those that can demonstrate vulnerabilities in its products...
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1. shuaibhere (Posts: 1428; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
Chrome OS with linux kernel is more secure...
this proves how secure linux kernel is...
21. gallison1983 (Posts: 41; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)
And that's when you get hacked. Just because it hasn't happened doesn't mean it couldn't
2. faisolbauuz (Posts: 121; Member since: 05 Jan 2013)
Forever alone HP offered 75000$ for a prize no one wants to participates
4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5752; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Props to Google and Chrome OS. $3.14 million and no successful hack.
5. networkdood (Posts: 6267; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
If I were a hacker, I would not bother with Safari, either.
7. protozeloz (Posts: 5375; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
They didn't.... Its full of wholes anyways
9. haseebzahid (Posts: 1826; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
i dont understand chrome breswer is si famous and good but when i install it only thing it does in crash :( so i have to stick with firefox why
14. jroc74 (Posts: 4732; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
One things for certain....if everybody else or the majority had the same experience as you....it wouldnt be so famous or considered good.
Chome has some issues with add ons, extensions. Opera does too. Its either find alternatives, or hope Google and/or the companies fix it. AI Roboform add on didnt work too good with Chrome, and I like some things about the Google Toolbar. Both of those things had issues in Chrome. (Google Toolbar is understandable; and its officially not available for FF anymore....I needed to do some hackery to get it working again)
Thats why I go with Firefox. For speed....Chrome is good. Opera too.
16. haseebzahid (Posts: 1826; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
so you are saying it does crash well i hoped it could run f9 but tried 3 times and now it is lying at the corner of my taskbar
19. jroc74 (Posts: 4732; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
Its not like it crashes every 10 minutes for me...lol. But it just doesnt play well with some stuff I uses regularly. Opera is worse with the stuff I use.
I'm probably better off finding an alternative to the things I use. Like for AI Roboform....Last Pass works better with Opera and Chrome. And its cheaper.
11. papss (unregistered)
I'm a foxfire guy myself.. Chrome looks awkward at best to me.
12. jroc74 (Posts: 4732; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
I kinda dont like how Chrome looks too.
I like FF for functionality, but I like Chrome and Opera for speed. I use IE as a last resort for compatibility issues. Like last week I couldnt login to Pepco website on FF to pay my bill. I had no problem of IE.
Its funny that the latest IE took design cues from Chrome.
15. papss (unregistered)
Agreed.. Only time I use IE is on my l920 and that is because I have too. I love my foxfire, my only real knock against chrome is with placement of everything. It is pretty fast though
17. haseebzahid (Posts: 1826; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
i heard the best use of previous IE1...8 was to download a better broswer :D dont know if 9 or 10 is doing better
18. papss (unregistered)
It's not terrible and works pretty well in mobile form but still prefer ff
20. jroc74 (Posts: 4732; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
For me, IE7 was the best IMO. After 7....IE changed the way it handled bookmark folders. That drove me to Firefox and other borwsers, havent looked back since.
13. Gdrye (Posts: 106; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)
With Android being the open source "nightmare" that Google is fearing. with samsung being too dominate and Amazon just ripping everything out just to put their stuff in there, would a Chrome mobile OS be something to watch out for? maybe a lil more closed, with Chrome and Android apps compatible?
22. gallison1983 (Posts: 41; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)
I wouldn't mind seeing a Chrome Phone. As far as attackability, Chrome OS has it done right. It has a low surface area of attack. You can either attack it from the web or attack it from Google's services itself. I would LOVE to get a Chromebook Pixel.
23. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)
Chrome OS is dead in the water. Who are you people kidding?