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Thursday, July 12, 2007

New Site Auctions Security Flaws To Anyone

A new Swiss web site called plans eBay-like auctions of SOFTWARE VULNERABILITIES. When a professional or even an amateur security researcher finds a bug, flaw, hole or other security problem with software, they can sell the details of it to the highest bidder. That might be the company in a position to fix it (Hi, Microsoft!), or it might be the Russian mafia.

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