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  Perl Security Overview
  Perl has some intrinsic security features
  Automatic memory handling
  Strings are dynamic - no buffer overflows
  Perl can still be used insecurely
  Bad programming practices
  Operating system interaction
  Shell interaction
  False assumptions / Race conditions
  Trusting user data

Copyright 2003, Bri Hatch of Onsight, Inc.

Presented at SPUG, 2003.

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