HTML 5 Leaves Client Storage Open to Web Attacks

Security researcher Michael Sutton warns that the types of offline storage specified in the HTML5 standards offer criminals new ways to attack users’ systems.

Some applications that run entirely over the Web place a small relational database on user systems. Those databases allow people to use the apps offline, but they could also be a vector for attack.

“As sites start to adopt Google Gears and HTML 5, this whole concept of stealing data from client-side relational databases will become a much, much bigger issue,” said Sutton. “In my opinion [they are] a lot easier to attack.”

View article

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Overview

The Latest

microsoft careers

Top Careers at Microsoft

Microsoft has gained its position as one of the top companies in the world, and Microsoft careers are flourishing. This multinational company is efficiently developing popular software and computers with other consumer electronics. It is a dream come true for so many people to acquire a high paid, high-prestige job

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS