Five Unsolved Mysteries of Security

Ever wonder what happened to a once hot security revelation that went from the radar screen to near-obscurity or to so much exposure that it became passe with no apparent resolution? What was really behind big blow ups like the defunct Week of Oracle Database Bugs (That Never Was)?

Some security issues remain a mystery, even to the experts, either because they're too tough to fix right now (think cross-site scripting), or because we want to know what's really going on behind the scenes among the players involved.

Like any good mystery, the fun is in the process of trying to get to the bottom of whodunit, with all the twists and wrong turns along the way. So we've compiled a list of Five Unsolved Mysteries of Security that experts just can't seem to solve or let go. Dark Reading - Desktop Security - Five Unsolved Mysteries of Security - Security News Analysis

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 19th January 2007 1:40AM