The fear industry

Monday, 17 April 2006, 11:56 AM EST

Anything you're told about a software vulnerability, the villains surely will pick up, too. Most people who manage information security say bring it on, subscribing to the belief that the more details they have about vulnerabilities, the better prepared they will be. They count on not only the software vendors' official security advisories, but also on researchers who specialize in analyzing products for flaws.

That's where the controversy heats up.

At InformationWeek.

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