Get paid for hacking? It's not just for movies anymore!

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 11:21 AM EST

I remember the days when hackers kept security exploits to themselves in order to gain hacker points among their fellow hackers. These days they just sell them to companies like TippingPoint... or do they? TippingPoint, part of 3Com, produces intrusion prevention systems for computer systems and, in order to get a leg up on the competition, they have started offering money in exchange for the disclosure of new security vulnerabilities.

By Josh Meier at Ars Technica.

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