Web applications are easy targets

Tuesday, 17 January 2006, 2:52 AM EST

Custom applications pose a great risk. Here, the onus is on developers to write secure code. Thatís not easy, especially in an industry always under pressure to deliver rapid development and richer features. Security experts at Netcraft, which audits web applications, typically find problems such as weak session management, SQL injection risks, buffer overflows and vulnerable debug code mistakenly left in production applications.

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