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More XSS Flaws Are Being Patched in WordPress Plugins

Do you remember my statement of how plugins leave open doors into the WordPress core in my article about the All In One SEO plugin being vulnerable… 479 more words

Programming

Large botnet of CCTV devices knock the snot out of jewelry website

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/06/large-botnet-of-cctv-devices-knock-the-snot-out-of-jewelry-website/

Welcome to the Internet of things, where security is lax or altogether nonexistent.

by Dan Goodin – Jun 27, 2016 5:10pm MST

Researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that’s made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices. 457 more words

BusyBox

Lack of Input Validation and Security by Obscurity

This post is about something very common among web applications, user input validation. I’ve assessed a ton of web applications that relies in trusting the good behavior of users and hoping they respect, or at least don’t discover, what his current user profile is able to do. 923 more words

Pen-test

Real-life hacker finds serious bug in hacker TV show Mr. Robot website

The TV show “Mr. Robot” received a lot of praise from its tech-savvy audience after the USA Network drama about a group of anti-establishment hackers debuted last year. 374 more words

Privacy

Mr. Robot Hacked? - Daily Security Byte EP. 262

The popular TV show, Mr. Robot gets hacking so right. Unfortunately, the folks that made the show’s web site haven’t gotten the message. In this video, I share the ironic story of this web vulnerability, and talk about how you can protect your site from cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws. 40 more words

Editorial Articles

A Brief Introduction to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) [Part 1]

This post is not directly related to any cyberstakes related problem, just for good life-knowledge.

What is XSS?
This is what I hope to answer and illustrate in this post. 661 more words

Tutorial

OWASP Top 10 # 2 - Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

What is it?

Cross-site Scripting (XSS) is a variation of a code injection attack where an attacker injects client-side script onto a vulnerable website which is later unintentionally executed by a user. 1,263 more words

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