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When to Shed Light

Until recently, software security vulnerabilities were discovered mostly by chance and by developers, security specialists or other professionals. Once the flaw was discovered, news about it spread slowly and typically by word of mouth on bulletin boards or perhaps the occasional security lecture. The huge network of security researchers—independent or otherwise—who race to find the next big vulnerability in Windows or Apache, for example, is a recent phenomenon. So, too, are the overlapping and interconnected mailing lists on which the researchers publish their vulnerability bulletins. Lists such as BugTraq and Full Disclosure were founded to give administrators and other IT professionals a place to get early information on developing software problems. Full Story

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