Steep Increase in Discovered Vulnerabilities in 2014
According to the Secunia, a total of 15,435 vulnerabilities were discovered in 3,870 products during 2014. This is a 55% increase compared to the previous 5 year long discovered vulnerability trend. Another important piece of information is that of those 15,435 vulnerabilities 60% of them are triggered remotely. Yet another proof that you should not miss continues and consistent remote security scans.
60% of vulnerabilities found in 2014 can be triggered remotely
2014 vulnerabilities numbers shows a 55% increase compared to previous 5 years period