The four most common security dangers

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 5:16 PM EST

For all the complexity of security, the most common security dangers are downright mundane. They're not due to the arcane arts of the most skilled hackers or some cunning exploit; they're out there in plain sight.

"A successful attack depends on a combination of four things that don't have a lot to do with the attacker," says Forrester Research analyst Paul Stamp.

By Matthew Friedman at Networking Pipeline.

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