Thursday, May 6, 2010

Google Releases Vulnerable, Bug-Ridden Application - On Purpose

Via (Firewall Blog) -

Google just announced the release of Jarlsberg, a microblogging app specifically designed to be full of bugs and security flaws.

The app is being released through Google Labs and Google Code University as a security tutorial for coders. Google is encouraging programmers to try their hands at exploiting weaknesses in Jarlsberg as a way of teaching them how to avoid similar vulnerabilities in their own code.

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