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Smartphones were targeted at hacking competition. No winners for this year.

Date: March 27, 2009
Source: PC Pro

The organisers of the CanSecWest hacking contest have confirmed that all five smartphones slated for attack stood up to attacks, though it warns this might not be as straight forward a victory as it appears.

Competition organiser TippingPoint offered a prize of $10,000 for anybody who was able to break into a mobile device running BlackBerry, Android, iPhone, Nokia's Symbian or Windows Mobile.

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