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OS X and iOS topped the rating of software products with the largest number of vulnerabilities in 2015

A new report shows Details CVE number publicly found and fixed vulnerabilities in various software products, among which there are, as operating systems and software for these operating systems. It is alleged that leaders of the past year by the number of publicly found and closed the vulnerability became OS X, iOS, and Flash. Windows for many years was considered a fragile and vulnerable platform, but by the end of 2014 this title has suddenly earned two Apple product.

In the ranking of Details CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) is the leader OS X c 384 vulnerabilities. They are followed by iOS with 375 found and closed “holes”. Next is situated the Windows operating systems of different versions with about 150 security vulnerabilities and Android closes the list of platforms with 130 errors.

Among Internet browsers, the leader in the number of detected and corrected errors were 231 Internet Explorer vulnerability next is 187 with Chrome, Firefox and Safari from 178 to 135. However, by the “team” competition Microsoft is the undisputed leader with 1561 vulnerability. Apple was only in third place with a score of 1147 security vulnerabilities.

CVE Details data taken from the database National vulnerability Database of the US government. Methods of collecting these statistics, many consider controversial. For example, the platform OS X is considered as a whole, and different versions of Windows separately.

Also not taken into account the degree of danger of each was found and closed the vulnerability, but only their total number.

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