Security researcher earns $100K prize for Safari exploit at Pwn2Own 2021

A security researcher participating in the Pwn2Own hacking contest earned $100,000 for finding a one-click exploit in Apple’s Safari browser.

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The 2021 Pwn2Own content kicked off on April 6. On the first day, RET2 Systems researcher Jack Dates found a vulnerability in Apple’s browser, according to the Zero Day Initiative, which hosts the content.

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