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Passcode How developing and disguising software bugs can help cybersecurity

The decade-old Underhanded C competition rewards contestants who can camouflage the most malicious software vulnerability. And it’s meant to make all software more secure.

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There's no question that software bugs are common. Typically, programs ship with at least one or two that researchers later find – or the public is surprised by. So, for a bug connoisseur such as Scott Craver, truly extraordinary vulnerabilities are things to be prized.

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