War of words as researchers reveal Kaspersky and FireEye zero-days

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A war of words has broken out after researchers revealed zero-day vulnerabilities in FireEye and Kaspersky's security software during the US Labor Day holiday weekend - leaving the two firms scrambling to patch the problems.

In a tale of contrasting bug disclosures, British researcher Tavis Ormandy, now with the Google Project Zero bug hunting team in California, said on Saturday he had found a flaw in Kaspersky's anti-virus product that was “about as bad as it gets”.

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