Software development costs could be increased by a new approach to security research. Swiss software security specialist WSLabi says the results of security research are falling into the wrong hands and has launched an online 'secrets' exchange to solve the problem. Herman Zampariolo, CEO of WSLabi, said: "The world is creating …
BilderBerger Mountain View ..... or just an Alien perspective.
Crikey, a Wannabe SAP for Real Live Spies/ESPecial AIgents.
Whenever WSLabi get around to Investing in their own Virtuous Circle of Code Crackers/0dDay Enterpreneurs, just let us know 42 Register ITs Interest.
It is typically Swiss though...the premise and methodology. Very PCRC.
And much more Dan Dare and Flash Gordon than James Bond and Goldfinger although you can be assured that Pussy Galore will always Star in her leading/lead me on Roles......... IT makes the Game worth Playing, [and especially so whenever you dDare 42 Win Win having Properly Planned and Prepared to Prevent Piss Poor Performance. A targetted Aim will always then strike the Bulls-eye and Realise Gold. ........ which is right up the Gnomes of Zurich street.
Parse that right and its an Opportunity ...... parse IT badly and it reveals the Vulnerability in being Servered with dodgy Analysis...... ie IT being parsed as an Opportunity by Others....... which will always be the Dilemma in such Enigmas for those who are Vulnerable rather than Opportune.
Of course they sell them. And I'll bet some of the sploits come from government researchers. Who probably figure that a) it's money in the coffers and b) as long as the crooks don't attack their citizens, it's an addition to the GNP.
market in bugs
Finally - a mechanisim to properly price the value/cost of software bugs - for too long microsoft and others have got away with fobbing us off with poor "good enough" software - bugs that have cost the community at large huge bucks in workarounds or patching or intrusions - it'll beinteresting to see if the SW vendors are willing to bid against the bad guys to buy back their own bugs.