Computerworld Hong Kong: Open to Compromise?
Apr 05, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ric Shreves)
"Is open source software inherently unsafe? Do open source
components in your stack pose an unacceptable risk to business
continuity? A recent security breach affecting the popular
WordPress blogging system has caused this question to once more
rear its ugly head, but the real question is not whether open
source is inherently risky, but whether open source software is any
more of a risk than proprietary software.
"For those of you who missed the initial incident, on February
25, the WordPress team released version 2.1.1 of the blogging