Hi all,

We all know that there is nothing more powerful for causing software
security change than a flashy exploit demonstration.  Once again, this
has come to the fore in the actions of an IU student who took a well
known boarding pass vulnerability and wrote a script to make it real.
Just after that, a Congressman called for his arrest and the FBI/TSA
showed up at his house with a search warrant and took away his machines.

My latest darkreading article is about the situation:

The main thing I wonder is, what do you think?  When you have a hot
demonstration of an exploit, how do you responsibly release it?  What
role do such demonstrations play in moving software security forward?


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