Forget Disclosure — Hackers Should Keep Security Holes to Themselves
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks The author of this opinion piece, aka “weev,” was found guilty last week of computer intrusion for obtaining the unprotected e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T’s website, and passing them to a journalist. His sentencing is set for February 25, 2013. Right now there’s a hacker out there somewhere producing a zero-day attack. When he’s done, his “exploit” will enable whatever parties possess it to access thousands — even millions — of computer systems.

But the critical moment isn’t production — it’s distribution. What will the hacker do with his exploit? Here’s what could happen next:

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