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Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat

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morpheus063

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Post Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:08 pm

Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat


About the awards

The Pwnie Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements and failures of security researchers and the security community.

The awards are given out once an year. The fourth annual ceremony will take place on July 29th, 2010 in Las Vegas at the BlackHat USA security conference.

Award categories

In 2010 there will be nine award categories:

    * Pwnie for Best Server-Side Bug
    * Pwnie for Best Client-Side Bug
    * Pwnie for Mass 0wnage
    * Pwnie for Most Innovative Research
    * Pwnie for Lamest Vendor Response
    * Pwnie for Most Overhyped Bug
    * Pwnie for Best Song
    * Pwnie for Most Epic FAIL
    * Pwnie for Lifetime Achievement



Click here for more information.

So lets nominate :)
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Post Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:23 pm

Re: Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat

How about conficker?  (Was that this year or last year?)

Either way, majorly overhyped!


EDIT:
Apparently this was nominated under the MS08-067 vulnerability for 2009.
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Post Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:29 pm

Re: Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat

We would have to nominate the Google Hack this year right?  I mean it forced them to drop Micro$oft Windows.  :o
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Post Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:09 pm

Re: Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat

HD Moore for the lifetime achievement.
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Post Sun Jul 04, 2010 7:54 pm

Re: Pwnie Awards 2010 - Black Hat

Pwnie for Lamest Vendor Response
AT&T and their handling of the iPad breach.

Pwnie for Most Innovative Research
kernel hook bypassing engine (KHOBE) by researchers over at Matousec.com.

Pwnie for Most Overhyped Bug
DNSSEC switchover on May 5, 2010.

Pwnie for Most Epic FAIL
McAfee update failure.

Pwnie for Mass 0wnage
Adobe

Not sure where to put the Google Aurora attacks.
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