Top 10 vulnerability discoverers of all time

Wednesday, 18 February 2009, 4:31 AM EST

Who discovers the most security vulnerabilities? Thatís one of the more frequent questions Iíve encountered over the past few years. Funnily enough thereís usually a high correlation between the timing of my being asked and the latest marketing blitzkrieg customers may have encountered (not from IBM of course). It seems that every major (and not-so-major) security vendor goes though a phase of extolling the virtues of discovering their own subset of global security vulnerabilities Ė which further muddies the water.

At IBM.

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