Opera Labs: What's a browser Security Issue, anyway?
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 3:36:09 PM
A large number of people are looking for security problems and vulnerabilities in Opera and other applications. Some people don't like this, but I think it is actually fine. When done responsibly this can increase security for the application and is thus of great benefit to the users. However, when done irresponsibly, the activity can cause needless alarm and waste the time of the application vendors AND the end users.
One example of irresponsibility is how they report and classify the issues they find, and how the issues are communicated to the application vendor.
Read the rest of my article at Opera Labs.