Tension between security vendors, bug hunters continues to simmer

Monday, 4 December 2006, 1:21 AM EST

The long-standing tension between software vendors and independent vulnerability researchers who find security holes in vendors' products shows little signs of abating - despite recent talk about responsible vulnerability disclosure practices.

Last week Oracle Corp. criticized independent vulnerability researchers after it came under fire for its security practices.

At Computerworld.

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