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SANS members from within government and business found more than 600 vulnerabilities within their networks in the first quarter of 2005. The 20 vulnerabilities Qualys will look for were chosen to help companies close the most critical holes in their networks.
However, ZDNet UK has found that the service also lets users carry out vulnerability scans on other people's computers. Though Qualys said it has put a number of preventative measures in place to stop this, it hinted that this was possible http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5694259.html