Nexus 5, Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s hacked at Pwn2Own event

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The Samsung Galaxy S5, Apple iPhone 5s and Google Nexus 5 were amongst handsets to be successfully hacked during the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking competition, the event is an annual competition which offers cash prizes to those that can reveal security weaknesses in handsets.

Nexus 5, Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s hacked

Sponsored by BlackBerry and Google Android, the event offered a total prize pool of $425,000 to those who could hack the handsets, and prizes were offered pretty quickly as just one day into the two-day event, the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5, Nexus 5 and Amazon Fire Phone were all successfully hacked.