Common Weakness Enumeration

Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) is a list containing the top 25 most dangerous programming errors that can lead to serious software vulnerabilities.

You can find the list at:

It should be common sense for every programmer but still software is released violating these basic rules. The list serves as reminder for senior developers and can be used as a checklist by CIO’s. For junior developers it can be considered as a reference of good practices and pitfalls to avoid.



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