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Apple is loser in three-way hacking contest   
Friday, March 28 2008 @ 02:57 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

An Apple Mac was the first victim in a hacker shoot-out to determine which operating system is the most secure.

A former US National Security Agency employee has trousered $10,000 for breaking into a MacBook Air at CanSecWest security conference's PWN 2 OWN hacking contest. The MacBook was lined up against Linux and Vista PCs - which have so far remained uncracked.

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