Seeds of disaster

Monday, 29 November 2004, 2:28 PM EST

As a security consultant, I constantly see others planting the seeds for future disasters. I see people making the very same mistakes over and over. Up to now, it has been somewhat excusable: much of the software codebase we use every day was written long before we trained developers about things like buffer overflows and canonicalization. Much of the software we have now grew from the extremely competitive environment of an explosive decade of growth where killer apps were the killer app.

By Mark Burnett at SecurityFocus.

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