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Submission + - 70% of sites hackable? A grand says 'no way'

netbuzz writes: "A security vendor today is flogging a survey that claims 7 out 10 Web sites it checked have vulnerabilities that pose a medium- to high-level risk of a personal-data breach. Network World Lab Alliance member Joel Snyder says that percentage is "sensationalist nonsense" — and he's willing to back that judgment with $1,000.

http://www.networkworld.com/community/?q=node/1147 7"

Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than illumination.

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