Amazon Echo Show, Sony Smart TVs and Netgear routers all cracked in Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019

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Masters of Pwn 2019 - Richard Zhu and Amat Cama of Team Fluoroacetate
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Masters of Pwn 2019 - Richard Zhu and Amat Cama of Team Fluoroacetate

Pwn2Own 2019 contestants share a total of $315,000 in this year's Pwn2Own contest in Tokyo with Team Fluoroacetate crowned 'Master of Pwn'

The Amazon Echo Show 5 was just one of a number of consumer devices cracked in the Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 contest over the weekend. The Echo Show 5 was joined on the security naughty step by two Sony Smart...

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