The 25 most dangerous programming errors

More than 30 international security companies and organisations have agreed on a list of the top 25 most dangerous programming errors that can lead to security issues, which may be exploited by criminals. For example, in 2008, just two of the errors on the list led to over 1.5 million security breaches. Many of the errors are not widely understood by developers and the idea behind the list is to use it as a tool for educating programmers in how to avoid them. Among the top 25 errors are insufficient input validation, buffer overflows and poor access control.

List: http://www.sans.org/top25errors/

Source: http://www.heise-online.co.uk/news/The-25-most-dangerous-programming-errors–/112407

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