Alexander Sotirov writes: The Pwnie Awards are an award ceremony celebrating the achievements and failures of security researchers during the last year. It will take place during the BlackHat/DefCon conference in Las Vegas next week. The awards are both serious and funny, featuring categories such as Best Server-Side Bug, Mass 0wnage, Lamest Vendor Response and of course Best Song! Slashdot readers are invited to submit nominations. What is your favorite security bug?
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759