Attackers find old vulnerabilities are still the best

    Date07 Apr 2011
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The number of new vulnerabilities being discovered has leveled off for the past two years and is well down from its 2006 peak, according to a report on 2010 security trends from Hewlett-Packard, an indication that secure software development is beginning to mature. But that is small comfort, as attackers continue to successfully exploit existing vulnerabilities, said Dan Holden, director of HP DVLabs and a contributor to the report.

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