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Google Threatens to Air Microsoft and Apple's Dirty Code

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Google to Rivals: Fix Flaws or We Make Them Public

Google Inc. has given fellow tech companies an ultimatum: patch your software vulnerabilities within 90 days or we’ll make them public.

An elite team of Google hackers and programmers scrub their own and competitors’ software for security flaws, giving companies a deadline to issue a fix. Google says it wants software makers to move fast because cybercriminals act with lightning speed when they spot bugs.