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Self-aware XSS proof of concept brings us closer to skynet

Unread postby Sludge3000 » December 19th, 2011, 9:42 am

A hacker has published code for potent cross-site scripting attacks that he claims go beyond the usual cookie stealing and phishing for users' private details.

Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws allow attackers to present content under their control in the context of a vulnerable yet trusted site, thus tricking marks into handing sensitive information to miscreants. As well as creating a means to present pop-ups that link to a hacker-controlled site, XSSes can also lead to cookie theft.


Full story @ The Register
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Re: Self-aware XSS proof of concept brings us closer to skyn

Unread postby Sludge3000 » December 19th, 2011, 9:42 am

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