Security Products 'Riddled' with Bugs

The number of flaws in computer security products is rising sharply and threatens to become more of a problem than vulnerabilities in the products they are designed to protect, a study by Yankee Group out Monday warns [via The Register]

A new study suggests that the biggest security threat may be holes in all of these security programs you have. It appears that malicious hackers are beginning to realize this, and are having more fun attacking the security offerings than the easy targets like your operating system and browser. Perhaps that's how these companies stay in business after they wipe out (ha, ha) whatever malware they're supposed to be wiping out: they focus on offering software to fix their own vulnerabilities. Hey, if it works for Microsoft... [via Techdirt]


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