Firms slow to fix security flaws

Tuesday, 18 April 2006, 3:53 PM EST

Hackers are getting a helping hand from firms taking too long to fix software vulnerabilities, research shows.

A study carried out for security firm McAfee found that 19% of companies take more than a week to apply software patches to close vulnerabilities.

At the BBC.

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