Chrome Is the Last Browser Standing at Pwn2Own Hacking Competition

Whether you're a Google Chrome fan or not, you have to give it up to the guys at Google for withstanding day one of the Pwn2Own hacking competition when other browsers went down in flames.

As noted yesterday, Safari was compromised in a mere 10 seconds while Firefox and IE were taken down shortly thereafter by a hacker known only as "Nils." Only Chrome was able to withstand the first day of the event thanks, in large part, to its innovative sandbox feature. However, it's reign is likely to be a short one as day two ups the ante with more prize money and the ability to use plugins as part of the hack. [Ars Technica]