SANS "Web Apps & Microsoft Office among top security threats"

Web-based applications and security holes in Microsoft Office are among the biggest threats faced by Internet users today, according to the SANS Institute's annual security report.Developers aren't using secure coding techniques to create Web applications, giving hackers an opportunity to tap the rich databases of information connected to them, according to SANS, a computer training […]

Web-based applications and security holes in Microsoft Office are among the biggest threats faced by Internet users today, according to the SANS Institute's annual security report.

Developers aren't using secure coding techniques to create Web applications, giving hackers an opportunity to tap the rich databases of information connected to them, according to SANS, a computer training and security organization.

The report, which will be discussed in depth in London Wednesday, compiles information on security threats from governments, security companies, and academics.

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Web Applications, Internet, Microsoft Office, Security, Web Security