Chinese team hacked Google Pixel in under 60 seconds

Chinese team hacked Google Pixel in under 60 seconds

    

Chinese team hacked Google Pixel in 60 seconds


At PwnFest, a hacking competition in Seoul, South Korea, A white-hat hackers team named Qihoo 360 hacked the Google's Pixel under 60 seconds. 

The team used a zero-day vulnerability to remotely install code, and then the exploit launched Google Play store and then Google's Chrome before showing the message "Pwned by 360 Alpha Team".



Google gave $120,000 to Qihoo 360 for showing them the vulnerability in Google Pixel. Google will now work on patching the same. 

The team also won a total of $520,000 in cash prizes after demonstrating additional vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge, and Adobe Flash. 



Source:- Theregister




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