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To IT - Information Technology24/06/2015

Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn Working more as code assemblers than as writers, programmers are sourcing about 80 percent to 90 percent of the code in any given software application from third parties, many experts estimate. Sometimes programmers buy code from other companies, and sometimes they use open-source code that's free for anyone to use. The problem affects all software, which means everything from the mobile apps on your smartphone to your favorite website to the programs you run on your computer. Everything except for the operating system on a device or computer is likely composed of building blocks of code rather than created wholly new, said Chris Wysopal, co-founder and executive at software security company Veracode.

Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn - CNET
Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn - CNET
goo.gl Many software developers are cribbing code, and its flaws, that someone else created. And the problem is only getting harder to keep up...
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