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Bug Brokers: eBay-like Bug Site Doomed

By Lisa Vaas  |  Posted 07-10-2007 Print

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News Analysis: The key problem with eBay-like auction site Wabisabilabi is that you can't reveal details about a vulnerability without tipping off researchers on how to find it.

Claiming that security researchers are dissatisfied with current remuneration—white-hat chump change or the potential of black-hat broken kneecaps—a Swiss company has launched the first non-black-market auction site for zero-day vulnerabilities.



 

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