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SQL Sequel: Sequel Slammer worm resurfaces after more than a decade

SQL Slammer, a fast-moving worm that generated a wave of distributed denial of service attacks in 2013, mysteriously resumed high levels of activity in late 2016 after more than a decade of dormancy.

Netsparker: 2/3 of web applications are flawed

Internal code imperfections have lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injections, with 68 percent of web apps surveyed vulnerable according to application security company Netsparker.

Externally developed applications fail compliance tests and do not comply with standards

Around two-thirds of mission-critical applications are developed externally and are not compliant with industry standards.