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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1598 Why is Java so insecure? Buggy open source components take the blame
Open-source and Java components used in applications remain a weak spot for the enterprise, according to a new analysis.

Java applications in particular are posing a challenge, with 97 percent of these applications containing a component with at least one known vulnerability, according to a new report from code-analysis security vendor Veracode.

Veracode's annual security report is based on 300,000 assessments it has run on enterprise applications over the 18 months to March 31, 2016, and includes software from open-source projects, commercial vendors, large and small businesses, and software outsourcers.
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#1598 Why is Java so insecure? Buggy open source components take the blame
#1597 Attackers hiding stolen credit card numbers in images
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