Nor does Corellium require its users to disclose any software bugs
they find to Apple, so that Apple may correct them.
Basic functions for mobile phone and phone data services are not affected by the software bugs
, the official said.
cost some $60 billion annually in the United States alone (SN: 7/20/02, p.
Hercules, from Citadel Security Inc., Dallas, is designed to reduce security risks by automating the process of repairing vulnerabilities such as software bugs
, unsecured user accounts and system backdoors.
Data loss can result from a number of factors, such as: human error; operating system or application software bugs
; hardware failure; fire, smoke or water damage; power outages; employee theft or fraud; man-made disasters such as sabotage, hacking or viruses; or natural disasters such as earthquakes or hurricanes.
Monitoring a system's services and keeping abreast of new software bugs
is imperative in keeping unwanted visitors out.
Recently, Sun announced the marketing of a new compatible enterprise-level, data disaster protection, remote, recovery system, that is designed to protect databases against disruptions caused by natural disasters, human error, software bugs
and power failures.
3 Software bugs
may lead to network exposure and can make the security application crash, thus opening holes to potential intruders.
Shaman provides a central point of information (http://www.eShaman.com) about these security holes and other mission critical software bugs
that may cause havoc among e-commerce servers.
Theft, sabotage, and facility accidents, natural disasters, software bugs
, and technical or mechanical disasters are more likely to create serious data loss.
Standish claims 21% of system downtime is caused by hardware failure; 19% by maintenance and upgrades; 17% by application bugs; 15% by operational error; 13% by systems software bugs
; 11% by environmental conditions; and 4% by other factors.
IRONING out software bugs
and finding the latest patches can be a pain - but not any more.