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Old 30th October, 2008, 05:08 PM
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Hack Turns Application Code Against Itself

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Thursday, 30 October 2008
New attack uses application flaws to force good code to go rogue

Oct 29, 2008 | 04:44 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Turns out you don't need malware to exploit a security flaw in an application: A pair of researchers has found a way to automatically make good code do bad things. [Front page...]
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Old 30th October, 2008, 05:54 PM
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To be honest, these are not new attacks - they've been in use for a while in order to get malicious code to execute. However, it's not quite as simple as the article suggested - it's not like stringing the existing words together in a different order. Rather it's more like stringing the existing sentences into a different order.

Still, when a system processes things like financial data, you'd rather it processed data in a sensible way!
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Secretes...what a concept! Tells the Martians so much about us! ( Trying for an objective point of view!)
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