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San Francisco 49ers defeat sloppy Seattle Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers defeat sloppy Seattle Seahawks

Sports
The Seattle Seahawks committed 14 penalties for 148 yards and the sloppiness cost them a winnable game in Santa Clara. Unable to get out of their own way on a wet, windy day at Levi's Stadium, the Seahawks' pursuit for a playoff berth will be prolonged for at least one more week. Needing one conference win to clinch a postseason berth, the Seahawks racked up 168 yards on the ground, converted nearly 50 percent of their third downs, and won the turnover battle, following a similar formula to their Week 13 home win over the 49ers. Unlike two weeks ago, the Seahawks consistently stalled their own drives and extended possessions for their division rivals with costly penalties, positioning the 49ers to win 26-23 in overtime on a short field goal by Robbie Gould. With the officials chucking ye...
Sloppy old code leaves banks at risk to hackers

Sloppy old code leaves banks at risk to hackers

Technology
Old and sloppily written code is exposing businesses to hackers, new research has warned, with the financial sector at the highest risk.After reviewing more than 278 million lines of code in 1,388 applications worldwide, researchers have found 1.3 million weaknesses which could allow hackers to take advantage of corporate systems.Research by software company CAST found that financial services institutions had the worst code, according to a benchmark called the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE).CWE is a repository of known security weaknesses hackers could take advantage of and covers software architecture as well as the code itself.Software in the financial sector has the most coding mistakes and non-secure coding practices for every thousand lines of code in its applications - its CWE den...