IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Top 25 Programming Errors That Kill Network Security
Hackers and cyber-criminals look to exploit errorsthe vulnerabilities, flaws and holesin applications on a regular basis. Understanding where these vulnerabilities reside can help programmers and application developers develop applications with security in mind from the outset. These 25 programming errorspresented here from No. 25 to No. 1are documented by the SANS Institute in coordination with MITRE and security experts from the United States and Europe. All of the descriptions of the programming errors come directly from the Common Weakness Enumeration Website.