Google says Chrome OS was "partially" exploited in hacking contest

Despite initial reports to the contrary, Google has acknowledged that its web-centric Chrome OS was partially exploited at its Pwnium 3 hacking contest two weeks ago by a researcher known as "Pinkie Pie."

Google's $3 million Pwnium 3 challenge focuses on Chrome OS

Although Google has made security one of the core tenets of Chrome, it freely admits that that no software is perfect, as security bugs have been known to "slip" through even the most thorough review process.