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Proprietary Insecurity

Other examples of proprietary malware

This page lists clearly established cases of insecurity in proprietary software that has grave consequences or is otherwise noteworthy.

It would be incorrect to compare proprietary software with a fictitious idea of free software as perfect. Every nontrivial program has bugs, and any system, free or proprietary, may have security holes. But proprietary software developers frequently disregard gaping holes, or even introduce them deliberately, and the users are helpless to fix them.

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