Fault found in .Net security

Friday, 3 May 2002, 10:11 AM EST

H.D. Moore, a hacker and senior security analyst for Digital Defense, told attendees of the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, that the .Net Framework could nearly eliminate some types of vulnerabilities that plague Microsoft products today, but that the server software is still easy to misconfigure, especially since much of the documentation teaches insecure programming.

"It doesn't make a difference how secure products are initially, but how you program them that counts," Moore said. "And developers are being told the wrong things to do in a lot of situations."

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

101,000 US taxpayers affected by automated attack on IRS app

The IRS has revealed more details about an attack it suffered last month, mounted by unknown individuals with the aim to file fraudulent tax returns and funnel the returned money to their own bank accounts.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Feb 10th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //