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Zero-day exploit in Apple’s iOS operating system “sold for $500,000”

The shady world of the vulnerability researchers who find serious security holes in software, and sell them to the highest bidder.

“Google and Microsoft can’t outbid the US govt – they will never win a bidding war with the NSA”

Christopher Soghoian gave the keynote presentation at the VB2012 conference in Dallas, exploring the growing industry in selling details of exploitable vulnerabilities to the highest bidder.

Free speech or weapons in need of regulation?

Chrome falls in first five minutes at Pwn2Own vulnerability contest

Chrome’s boastful track record of fending off vulnerabilities in bug-hunting contests seems to have come to an end.