David Litchfield slams Oracle database indexing


A reactive approach to software security, namely following the security research community’s lead, has proven to be a winning strategy for Oracle Corp. in recent years.

Since 2008 the database giant has steadily trimmed the number of critical buffer-overflow vulnerabilities in the Oracle database server. Longtime thorn David Litchfield, however, may have forced Oracle to reassess its software security strategy after his talk Thursday at the 2012 Black Hat Briefings.

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