Annual Pwnie Awards nominations open

Winner will be announced at this year's Black Hat conference.

An ad hoc group will be presenting the Annual Pwnies awards at this year's Black Hat. The categories include Best Server-Side Bug, Best Client-Side Bug, Mass 0wnage, Most Innovative Research, Lamest Vendor Response, Most Overhyped Bug, and, yes, Best Song. Nominations can be submitted by category here. Final judges include Dave G, Mark Dowd, Dino Dai Zovi, HD Moore, Dave Aitel, Halvar Flake, and Alexander Sotirov. The awards will be announced on Thursday, August 2, 2007.

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