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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Google Researchers Speak Out on Disclosure Policies

"A group of security researchers at Google has written a vague proposal for how to handle vulnerability disclosures.

The debate over vulnerability disclosure policies is one of the oldest in computer security, but it's obvious that this particular paper has a more recent instigation: Just last month one of the Google researchers, Tavis Ormandy, disclosed a vulnerability in Windows that he discovered less than 5 days after reporting it to Microsoft, complete with proof of concept code, because he didn't like Microsoft's response"

Google Researchers Speak Out on Disclosure Policies - Security Watch
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