I'd like advice on how and where to announce an XSS vulnerability (persistent XSS to be exact). My greatest fear is the announcement getting snowed under, thus rendering the disclosure ineffective in ...
I recently discovered a publicly accessible web interface to a highly sensitive bit of lab equipment, the malfunction of which would result in potential loss of life or serious health concerns to a ...
I have found out recently that the remote assistant software that we put in a smartphone we sell can be activated by us without user approval. We are not using this option, and it is probably there ...
I've encountered a strange thing. I connected to an open Wi-Fi, then I was just fooling around. First, I visited 192.168.0.1 and it was a router configuration page but default password didn't work. ...
Possible Duplicate: How to disclose a security vulnerability in an ethical fashion? Reporting vulnerable sites I've found a huge bug which gives me the possibility to get (through ...
How can we design a market for information disclosure where individual security researchers may benefit economically in an ethical way? Assume a market where the participants are governments, ...
Particular case An (unnamed) vendor of an open source product also sells commercial licenses and support. One of the advantages of the commercial deal is that you get notified of security ...
I'm writing this post as I'm facing a personal, ethical dillemma and I would like feedback on the best way to approach this situation, particularly from a philosophical point of view. I work for a ...
A few weeks ago I found that someone has posted admin account details for a certain website on a public wiki by mistake. As I found that data to be real (i.e. I could log into their website run by ...
I'm considering starting a neighborhood-wide wardrive, with the objective of raising awareness to the risks of running unsecured wireless networks. Right now, I'm still in the planning stages of this ...
Take this scenario: You browse the web and find a website that is vulnerable to SQL Injection. Being a good guy/gal you report the vulnerability to the site owner (if you are able to find contact ...
I've come across a vulnerability that secure@microsoft does not think is worth pursuing. I would estimate that there are many, many customers affected by this issue. I do not want to start a ...
Was the ASP.NET Padding Oracle exploit exposed in an ethical manner? What could have been done differently?
This is a multi-part question.... In regards to the ASP.NET Padding Oracle, (demo link)was that security exploit dealt with in an ethical manner? What could have been done differently or better? ...
How to disclose a security vulnerability in an ethical way? I've heard there are various schools of thought on this topic. I'd like to know the pros/cons of each.