Top 20 loopholes that make a PC susceptible to hacking revealed

    Date11 Oct 2004
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Sci/Tech News, London, A list comprising top twenty threats to computers from hackers has been issued by the Sans Institute to guard companies against the most common loopholes in their system, which makes them susceptible to cyber crimes. . . . Sci/Tech News, London, A list comprising top twenty threats to computers from hackers has been issued by the Sans Institute to guard companies against the most common loopholes in their system, which makes them susceptible to cyber crimes.

    According to the BBC, the list includes loopholes found in both Windows and Unix/Linux software.

    "It's a first things first list," Alan Paller, head of the Sans Institute, a non-profit group which trains and certifies computer security professionals, was quoted as saying.

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