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Software Company Files Suit Over Vulnerability Disclosure
From: "Richard M. Smith" <rms () computerbytesman com>
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 13:56:58 -0500

From SANS NewsBites December 23, 2002:

Software Company Files Suit Over Vulnerability Disclosure

AutoProf.Com Inc., a New Hampshire software company, published a
white paper in July describing vulnerabilities in a tool from Florida
software company ScriptLogic Corp. ScriptLogic has filed a federal
lawsuit against AutoProf that accuses the Portsmouth-based company
of violating copyright laws and license agreements, and asks that the
company pay $75,000 in damages and recall their white paper. AutoProf
and ScriptLogic are competitors. The case underscores the need for
vulnerability disclosure guidelines.

The AutoProf White Paper can be found here:


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