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."

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