Is Really Simple Syndication Really Secure?

RSS, Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary allows a Web site owner to share content among different Web sites in XML format. It's a quick way to share distributed feeds among a self selected group of subscribers, but does opening the window to RSS also let in harmful malware and viruses? Some security vendors are beginning to address

Consumers and network administrators often become complacent about security, trusting their anti-intrusion efforts to security product self updates and older security technology. RSS reader software can heighten the potential for intrusion, warn some security experts. IT managers often fail to ensure that their networks are not at risk Free Trial - On-Demand Verification Tool for Risk Management. from the use of RSS feeds linked through Web browsers and e-mail clients. Technology News: Security: Is Really Simple Syndication Really Secure?

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