Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Pwn2Own 2017, Microsoft’s silence around February’s Patch Tuesday, and a nasty SAP bug.
The news of the week is discussed, including Schneier’s DDoS article, a patched IE/Edge zero day, a new OS X malware detection method, and Google’s Project Zero prize.
Microsoft this week patched a zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer and Edge browsers being used in the AdGholas malvertising campaign.
Researchers say reliance on an outdated Firefox extension platform opens the door for remote system attacks on Mac OS and Windows systems.
Tencent Security Team Sniper (KeenLab and PC Manager) takes top honors and is Master of Pwn for Pwn2Own 2016 earning $142,500.