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white hat

n
(Computer Science) informal
a. a computer hacker who is hired by an organization to undertake nonmalicious hacking work in order to discover computer-security flaws
b. (as modifier): a white-hat hacker. Compare black hat
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Company officials note that a contact form at the Facebook Help Center and the "Whitehats" tab on the Facebook Security Page are available when these types of vulnerabilities are found.
Facebook officials noted that a contact form at both the Facebook Help Center and from the "Whitehats" tab on the Facebook Security Page are available in the rare instances in which vulnerabilities are found.
I just hope I didn't break anything for your other customers (which I doubt though)." The cracker signed off with what he or she claimed is the ADM motto: "You're lucky we're whitehats" - hacker jargon for crackers who do no harm.
"The original challenge we had from a content marketing perspective was that we had a limited number of resources," says WhiteHat's senior director of digital strategy, Avi Bhatnagar.
The latest report by Verizon [4] says 95% of the web application breaches are financially motivated (WhiteHat Security Application Security Statistics Report.
The report by WhiteHat Security also notes that most of the time the sites contain more than just a single vulnerability.
(276) Jeremiah Grossman, WhiteHat Security Website Statistics Report 15 (2012), available at https://www.whitehatsec.com/assets/WPstats_summer12_12th.pdf.
WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, recently announced the 2013 edition of the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report.
According to WhiteHat Security research (WhiteHat Security, 2010) 64% of web pages contain at least one serious vulnerability, which can be abuse by the hacker attack.