At the PwnFest hacking competition in Seoul on Friday, “The Google Pixel fell to a team of Chinese hackers,” Darren Pauli reports for The Register.

“Google will now work on a patch for the flaw,” Pauli reports. “It was the second time in as many weeks that the Pixel has been compromised.”

“The first still-unpatched zero day was developed by Qihoo 360 rival Keen Team of Tencent at the Mobile Pwn2Own event in Japan,” Pauli reports. “Hackers there showcased the exploit at the PwnFest hacking event in Seoul today showing how they could compromise all aspects of the phone including contacts, photos, messages, and phone calls.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Google’s Android. “Open” (in all the wrong ways).

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