23 October 2009

Firefox users: check for vulnerable plugins (Flash etc)

Flash is highly exploitable and used everywhere, but most users don’t patch their plugin at all due to Adobe’s shitty update system.

[via:Security Now]

5 September 2009

What The Internet Knows About You: CSS hack reveals how to report partial browser history to web servers

This method involves creating lots of links to well visited web sites and asking the browser for links marked as visited (no Javascript or cookies required). Ossi M explains this in Finnish, Boing Boing has a summary in English.

[via:BobaMa]

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