Pwn2Own hack schedule released – Windows and Linux are top targets – Naked Security

The 2022 edition of the popular (or infamous, depending on your point of view) Pwn2Own competition kicks off later today in Vancouver, British Columbia.

(In fact, this year the event is called a “hybrid,” so that expats who can’t or don’t want to travel, whether due to the coronavirus or environmental reasons, can participate remotely.)

Several vendors have offered cash prizes for hacking several of their products, with potential goals for this year being:

  • default: Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, VMware ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V Client.
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox.
  • Enterprise applications: Adobe Reader and Office 365 ProPlus.
  • Servers: Microsoft RDP / RDS, Exchange, SharePoint, Samba.
  • Endpoint operating systems: Ubuntu desktop and Windows 11. (Elevate privilege only)
  • Enterprise contacts: Zoom in, Microsoft Teams.
  • the cars: A set of classes based on Tesla 3 cars.

It is interesting that servers And Enterprise applications Exactly attracted categories zero Hackers all this year.

Browsers And default It was considered similarly uninteresting, apparently, with just One Participate in both Firefox and Safari, and a solo hacker experimenting with VirtualBox.

Attract Windows 11 and Ubuntu Linux Seven And five Entries frequently. four Contestants will take on Pop in Teams; And two You will enjoy different aspects of Tesla 3.