Mandatory to mention how Opera is so great and excluded since nobody could ever possible hack it, etc.
Organisers of security conference CanSecWest have changed the rules for the next outing of its Pwn2Own computer hacking contest. The prize money will be increased, but smartphone hacks have been dropped from the competition. Instead Pwn2Own will challenge security researchers to develop browser exploits in order to hack into …
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In the case of Opera I think it's down to the cut-off you use for "major". They didn't include Netsurf or Dillo either.
On the other hand, they DID exclude Linux, since last year, didn't they... on the rather flimsy basis that it is not used on the desktop but only on servers. When asked about the date, Portnoy answered "1995, of course, why would you ask?"
I think you forgot w3m. It wouldn't be fair actually, these are HTML parsers, not "browsers" in the current acceptation of the term*. Yes, I do know it also somewhat applies to Netsurf and Dillo -that I earlier proposed- but I'm not one to stop at such a contradiction. About telnet, 1) I call bollocks and 2) it's not actually a very safe thing to do...
*I actually mean it as a compliment. I do surf the web using text-mode browsers, quite a lot.
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