Tuesday night, Google held its Pwnium 2 competition at Hack in the Box 2012, offering up a total of $2 million for security holes found in Chrome. Only one was discovered; a young hacker who goes by the alias “Pinkie Pie” netted the highest reward level: a $60,000 cash prize and a free Chromebook. Google today patched the flaw and announced a new version of Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can grab the latest release using the browser’s built-in silent updater, or you can download it directly from google.com/chrome. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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