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Company behind the Badlock disclosure says pre-patch hype is good for business

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Mar 23, 2016.

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    There's a new vulnerability set for disclosure in April called Badlock. Not much is known about the vulnerability itself, but deleted tweets have offered a key clue as to its impact. Complete with a logo and domain, Badlock looks to be yet another example of a hyped-up and marketed vulnerability.

    As it exists today, the Badlock.org website offers a basic warning to Windows administrators and business leaders.

    "On April 12th, 2016 a crucial security bug in Windows and Samba will be disclosed. We call it: Badlock. Engineers at Microsoft and the Samba Team are working together to get this problem fixed. Patches will be released on April 12th," the website says.

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