Top 7 common programmers security mistakes

Tuesday, 22 May 2007, 12:24 AM EST

I've cherry picked these 7 as my personal favorites. The top seven isn't based upon any research other then my personal experience with auditing code from websites and open source/commercial software. They span from Cross Site Scripting to pure SQL injection, I'm a big fan of SQL injection, because it can lead to a quick compromise. It is so dangerous that one can compare it of getting root instantly. My next favorite is Cross Site Scripting, because with Javascript one can do so much.

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