Threat alert highlights vulnerabilities in backup software

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 12:10 PM EST

The SANS Institute Monday reported 422 new Internet security vulnerabilities discovered during the second quarter, up nearly 11% from the first quarter, with weaknesses in popular backup software highlighting the report.

Two backup programs, one from Veritas - which was acquired by Symantec last month - the other from Computer Associates, made the SANS Instituteís list of top 20 new vulnerabilities for the quarter.

By Cara Garretson at Network World.

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