Articles for May 2016

Got $90,000? A Windows 0-Day Could Be Yours — Krebs on Security

How much would a cybercriminal, nation state or organized crime group pay for blueprints on how to exploit a serious, currently undocumented, unpatched vulnerability in all versions of Microsoft Windows? That price probably depends on the power of the exploit and what the market will bear at the time, but here’s a look at one convincing recent exploit sales thread from the cybercrime underworld where the current asking price for a Windows-wide bug that allegedly defeats all of Microsoft’s current security defenses is USD $90,000.

Source: Got $90,000? A Windows 0-Day Could Be Yours — Krebs on Security