RE: [Full-Disclosure] [Bug Proofing Microsoft.com with Internet Explorer ** Part
From: Andrew Aris (andrew_at_dev.bigfishinternet.co.uk)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 10:20:26 -0000
This is mainly the case because web design people dont really think about
security, because thats not their job. WEb designers are essentially graphic
designers who work in a specialised field. Their primary concerns are
appearence, usability, and site promotion.
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> I think this demonstrates that the web design people haven't
> a clue about security. They're opening up their webserver to
> all sorts of potential expliots. If he can get some simple
> sophisticated stuff.
> Also, if they're that lax about security on their own
> machines, even their externally facing machines, then what
> does that say about the products they sell? They're supposed
> to be in the software business and stress in their marketing
> campaigns that their top concern is now security.
> Is is hypocrisy or is it incompetence?
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