While Google's Chrome may yet be compromised on Thursday or Friday, its status as last browser standing Wednesday was welcomed by Google.
"We are pleased that the Pwn2Own contest brought some of the top minds in the security community together to help improve products like Google Chrome," said a company spokesperson in an e-mailed statement. "Google Chrome was built with security in mind from the beginning, and we are always looking for ways to improve our systems."
According to a report released by security vendor Cenzic on Wednesday, Internet Explorer had the highest percentage of vulnerabilities during the Q3-Q4 period in 2008, 43%, followed closely by Firefox with 39%. Opera and Safari had 10% and 8%, respectively. Chrome was not mentioned in the report.
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