Majority UK of web sites vulnerable to attack

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 12:27 AM EST

Ninety per cent of UK organisations’ web sites contain one or more vulnerability that may enable external users to gain unauthorised system access or disrupt service availability, according to vendor NTA Monitor's Web Application Security Report 2007.

A further 33 per cent of web sites have been found to contain critical vulnerabilities that are widely known and actively exploited by hackers, according to the survey of financial institutions, legal practices, universities and local government bodies.

At vnunet.

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