The Legend of Pinkie Pie Grow as Chrome Hacker’s Bounty Tops $150,000

Last week in Japan at HP’s Mobile Pwn2Own event, the legend of Pinkie Pie grew as the My Little Pony-loving security researcher once again demonstrated previously unknown zero-day flaws in Google’s Chrome. Pinkie Pie was able to pwn Chrome on both a Nexus 4 as well as a Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone. This time, Pinkie Pie pocketed $50,000 for his efforts.

So, for those of you keeping score at home, inside of a year and a half, Pinkie Pie has earned $150,000 for his prowess at making Google Chrome developers weep, as they witness their beloved browser being publicly decimated.

Read the full story at eWeek:
Pinkie Pie and His Google Exploits: The Legend Grows

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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