Shocking, but true!
Okay, so what was the date of this headline? It could have been 2002, as Lisa Rein comments on some now-gone-missing Informit column in her June 29, 2002 blog entry. Or May 2004, as this article gives the same warning two years later. Or, maybe a year after that in 2005, like this from IT Week.
It was November 15, 2007. (See Darkreading.)
Same old stuff. But, wait. Maybe something new here, Buffer Overflows Are Top Threat, Report Says. Hmmm. Nope. The threat and mitigation suggestions are all over the Internet, for example