Bug hunters go open source

Friday, 2 April 2004, 3:09 AM EST

A project to catalogue and describe security vulnerabilities, derived from the ideals of the open source movement, opened to the public on March 31st.

The Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB) aims to plug what it sees a gap in information security market.

There are several vulnerability databases, but some are run by private companies, while others contain a limited subset of vulnerabilities or have significant restrictions on their content.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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