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Weak encryption or cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities remain a big problem for UK firms. Tests on web application security by UK penetration testing firm NTA Monitor on its clients uncovered problems in three out of five cases. Furthermore, more than three quarters (78 per cent) of websites tested contained one or more …


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  1. John

    Oh that's just bloody great that is

    Given that Modern web servers are stuffed full of complicated applications, running multiple languages and interpreters all teetering on top complex OSes, in multi-tier architectures with multiple dependencies on remote services.

    Who the feck (can we say fuck here?) can ever be sure of the configuration when any given combination is unique?! No, really, cmon don't bullpoop (can we say shit here?) me with your armchair design reviews and risk matrix. hummm?

    Who the $expletive dare patch for fear of bringing the entire $expletive house of cards to the ground, and the business to it's knees? Go on brave little disposible techie, I dare ya!

    But hey, it's all good :)

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