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False Positive - Which is worse false positive or false negative?


Both false positives and false negatives can cause harm. A false positive may lead to unnecessary worry and wasted time, whereas a false negative may allow a software bug to persist indefinitely by providing misleading information. However, false negatives are often perceived as more harmful because they can create a deceptive sense of security.