back to article Google offers baseball bat and some chains with which to hit open source software

For a while now, Google's Chrome team has had a fuzzing tool to help them find bugs in the browser before bounty hunters do. Now, Mountain View has decided the same techniques can be applied to open source software in general. The company's emitted the first generalised version of its OSS-fuzz software at GitHub. A quick …

  1. cdegroot

    Nothing new...

    http://examples.oreilly.com/9781565926004/Palm_OS_Emulator_Mac/Instructions/Guide.html#gremlins says it all. I've always wondered why this didn't catch on more widely - it was fun to see your app being destroyed in the PalmOS emulator.

    Glad that Google is leading the fray - the code kiddies look at Google the same way the Israelites looked at Moses when returning from the mountain with the Tablets, so it'll get some traction now.

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