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Vulnerability disclosure policies

Vulnerability disclosure policies

Posted Jul 8, 2010 16:34 UTC (Thu) by joey (subscriber, #328)
Parent article: Vulnerability disclosure policies

I think the last sentence gets at a key point:

"hope that [..] any loud zero disclosure of a flaw like that provides enough clues for the "white hats" to track down the problem in short order"

Auctioning off security flaws to the highest bidder is not a white hat activity. Giving the vendor first crack at buying your security flaw is, likewise, not a white hat activity.


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