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    radarlady

    Its a matter of numbers and subtly. The slightest "error" can enable an attack to obtain full permissions and execute arbitrary code at will. Errors are found in open source, not to denigrate open source, the fact that they were not found on day one shows that they can, indeed, go unnoticed.

    Atheistic Determinist and Contemplative Contrarian.

    by ShockandAwed on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 01:37:05 PM PDT

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