UK e-commerce sites: Top 10 flaws

Friday, 28 February 2003, 3:05 PM EST

UK customer credit card details and sensitive data is at risk because of simple e-commerce flaws, according to a study published this week.

Web server flaws, poor authentication mechanisms and faulty log-out facilities are the most widespread problems, with most flaws caused by relatively basic mistakes, according to security testing outfit NTA Monitor.

The top ten most common e-commerce flaws discovered by NTA Monitor, listed in order of frequency are available in this article.

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