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In Russia there was an exchange of vulnerabilities. Expert comments "Optima Soft"

Russia earned the exchange of software vulnerabilities and programs to attack computer systems. Resource buying found vulnerabilities for resale to state institutions and companies working in the field of information security.

So, the organizers of the service are willing to pay 55 thousand dollars for a vulnerability in Adobe Flash, from 35 to 60 over gaps in different browsers. Vulnerabilities in operating systems Windows, OS X, Linux estimated 35-80 thousand dollars.

According to the newspaper "Kommersant", the founder of Expocod Andrei Shorokhov has previously worked in financial intelligence in the Department of financial investigations of Rosfinmonitoring, where he specialized in investigating high-tech crimes.

According to him, the team Expocod are former hackers and information security specialists. In addition to the resale of exploits, the company plans to look for vulnerabilities yourself.

"This practice is widely prevalent in the world and until recently were not represented in Russia. With the growth of technology and rising security requirements, I think there are major market players who will resort to using the resource. But it is essential to market this initiative is unlikely to affect", - said the head of Information Security "Optima Soft" Peter Sergeyev.

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