SANS compiles Top 20 security vulns list

Bugs in anti-virus scanners and web-based applications joined flaws in Microsoft and Cisco networking products in a list of the 20 most serious vulnerabilities discovered this year.

The list - compiled by the SANS Institute in co-operation with security vendors such as Qualys and government agencies in the UK and US - highlights the 20 most critical vulnerabilities currently facing organisations. Vulnerabilities that are easy to exploit and where a large number of unpatched systems existed were highlighted in the report. In addition to identifying vulnerabilities in Windows and UNIX systems, this year's Top-20 list also includes cross-platform applications and networking products for the first time. SANS compiles Top 20 security vulns list | Channel Register

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