The Google logo adorns the outside of the Google building in New York City. Google’s Project Zero on Thursday said it won’t share technical details of a vulnerability for 30 days if a vendor patches it before the 90-day or 7-day deadline set by Google.(Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Google’s Project Zero on Thursday said it won’t share technical details of a vulnerability for 30 days if a vendor patches it before the 90-day or 7-day deadline set by Google.

In a public post, Project Zero said the 30-day period should help drive user patch adoption: “We're changing our disclosure policy to refocus on reducing the time it takes for vulnerabilities to get fixed, improving the current industry benchmarks on disclosure timeframes, as well as changing when we release technical details,” Google wrote.

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