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Badlock vulnerability viewed as more hype than threat

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Apr 12, 2016.

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    After a three-week delay, Badlock was released to the public on Tuesday, generating disappointment in the research community and relief in some cases, as administrators realized the issue isn't as critical as they previously thought.

    When it was announced, the company behind Badlock's discovery – SerNet – warned administrators to be ready to patch, as they were sure "that there will be exploits soon after we publish all relevant information."

    But from the beginning, it looked like Badlock was more sales than disclosure.

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