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Submission + - Are code analysis tools always correct? (ibm.com)

An anonymous reader writes: I work at a company that makes software for call center optimization. Recently my boss arranged for my code to be tested by IBM AppScan tools for cross site scripting vulnerabilities. It found 233 of them, but most of them are false positives. Now my boss won't ship my code and has inserted an extra level of oversite on my outputs. No doubt other developers have experienced what I have, being smarter than IBM isn't hard after all, but I'm not sure how to convince my boss of this. Any tips?

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