On the second day of the Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 hacking contest, white hat hackers received a total of $120,000 for finding exploits against Samsung Galaxy S10 and Xiaomi Mi9 phones and TP-Link AC1750 routers.
Four out of seven hacking attempts scheduled for day two were a success. The security duo Amat
“Instead, they moved straight to the Samsung Galaxy S10 in the same category. Their rogue base station used a stack overflow to push their file onto the target handset.” reads the post published by the ZDI. “The successful demonstration earned them $50,000 and 5
Richard and Amat also attempted to hack a NETGEAR Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router (R6700)
At the end of the day, the same team attempted for the second time to hack the Galaxy S10, this time via its web browser. The experts used an integer overflow along with a UAF for the sandbox escape to
Zhu and Cama have earned a total of $195,000 over the two days of Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 winning the contest for the third year in a row.
The experts Pedro Ribeiro and Radek form Team Flashback received $20,000 for hacking a TP-Link AC1750 router through its WAN port.
“The exploit used a stack overflow combined with a logic bug to gain code execution on the device. This earned them $20,000 and one more point towards
The F-Secure team earned $20,000 for achieving arbitrary code execution on a TP-Link AC1750 router. The team also received $30,000 for an exploit targeting the Xiaomi Mi9 phone via the NFC component. The experts exploited a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the device’s NFC component to
Over two days, Pwn2Own participants received $315,000 for disclosing 18 different vulnerabilities. The flaws have been reported to the impacted vendors, the ZDI organization will give them 90 days to address the issues before disclosing them.
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