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Murphy's law and computer security

Wietse Venema
Mathematics and Computing Science
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands


This paper discusses lessons learned from a selection of computer security problems that have surfaced in the recent past, and that are likely to show up again in the future. Examples are taken from security advisories and from unpublished loopholes in the author's own work.

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