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Pwn2Own hacking contest puts record $560K on the line

HP TippingPoint, the long-time organizer of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, has revamped the challenge for the second year running and will offer cash awards exceeding half a million dollars, more than five times the amount paid out last year.

on pcworld.com

Twitter resets more user passwords than necessary

Twitter Thursday forced many users to reset their passwords following an apparent security breach, but the company says not everyone who received the warning was hacked.

on techhive.com

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Apple dismisses iPhone jailbreak wizard 'Comex'

The famous iPhone hacker "Comex," who engineered ways to hack Apple's mobile operating system, is no longer doing work for the company, according to Twitter postings.

on techhive.com

iPhone hacker dream team edges closer to iOS6 jailbreak

A trio known for their prowess in hacking Apple's iPhone software indicated on Thursday they may be edging closer to breaking the improved security measures in iOS 6.