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comment Is a web application being built on an open-source platform less secure because it is open-source?
@George Basically, yes. Knowing the source makes attacks easier for the attacker, but the developers might decide to publish the source anyway as the security of it improves overall (and thus, the benefits outweight). And keeping to the newest version of anything is always a good idea for the end user.
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