Groups argue over merits of flaw bounties

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Groups argue over merits of flaw bounties

Vulnerability researchers, software makers, and security companies that buy information about software flaws found little common ground during a panel discussion on Wednesday debating the merits of vulnerability-purchasing programs.

The discussion, wrapping up the first day of the CanSecWest Security Conference, left software makers and the companies that run vulnerability-purchasing programs at loggerheads over whether paying for information about flaws makes sense.

Read the complete story here. (Security Focus)