The number of criminal cases involving sabotage of a company’s new software has been increasing over the past decade, so much so it’s become necessary for software security specialists to do more than spot flaws in the production and development phases of software applications. It is now essential to look for purposely planted failings hidden there by enemies.
Dangers of Software Sabotage
Imagine how destructive software corruption could be to certain businesses. What if a mining company relied on mapping software to survey potential mining sites and someone tweaked the software to throw it off a few miles? Or imagine what disasters could happen if a hedge fund company’s algorithms were surreptitiously altered. Unfortunately, events like these are not all that uncommon thanks to software saboteurs. Read More