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UAF are the most common, and the most commonly exploited kind of security bugs in Microsoft products for the last decade [1]. And Microsoft products are way more C++ than C.

[1] https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-70-percent-of-all-se...




Which is why their security team is now pushing for C#, Rust and constrained C++ for new developments.

https://github.com/Microsoft/MSRC-Security-Research/tree/mas...




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