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A worrying amount of apps found to have high-severity security flaws

December 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

A worrying amount of commonly-used apps have high-severity security flaws, especially those used by companies in the technology sector, new research has found.

A report from Veracode analyzing 20 million scans across half a million applications in technology, manufacturing, retail, financial services, healthcare, and government sectors, found 24% of apps in the technology sector carry high-severity flaws.

Comparatively, that’s the second-highest proportion of applications with security flaws (79%), with only the public sector having it worse (82%).

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