back to article Security precogs divine web vulnerabilities BEFORE THEY EXIST

Three million webpages are set to become hacker fodder according to research that could predict what websites will become vulnerable ahead of time. The research by Kyle Soska and Nicolas Christin of Carnegie Mellon University used an engine which divined the future by looking at the past - more specifically, by trawling the …

  1. Alister Silver badge

    Their predictions, made with 66 per cent accuracy...

    Hmmm, two out of three ain't bad...

    1. Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
      Childcatcher

      Their predictions, made with 66 per cent accuracy...

      It would have been 100% except an amazing full third of the flagged web sites were subsequently patched by their administrators.

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