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Firefox Blocks Inline and Eval JavaScript on Internal Pages to Prevent Injection Attacks

Firefox Blocks Inline and Eval JavaScript on Internal Pages to Prevent Injection Attacks
October 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to mitigate a large class of potential cross-site scripting issues in Firefox, Mozilla has blocked execution of all inline s...

Cryptocurrency Firm Itself Hacked Its Customers to Protect Their Funds From Hackers

Cryptocurrency Firm Itself Hacked Its Customers to Protect Their Funds From Hackers
June 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
Are you using Komodo's Agama Wallet to store your KMD and BTC cryptocurrencies? Were your funds also unauthorisedly transferred ove...

Microsoft Adds Support for JavaScript in Excel—What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Microsoft Adds Support for JavaScript in Excel—What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
May 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
Shortly after Microsoft announced support for custom JavaScript functions in Excel, someone demonstrated what could possibly go wrong if...

The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner

The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner
September 19, 2017Unknown
The world's popular torrent download website, The Pirate Bay , has again been in a new controversy—this time over secretly planting an i...

Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux
January 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Here's New Year's first Ransomware: Ransom32 . A new Ransomware-as-a-service, dubbed Ransom32 , has been spotted that for th...

Here's Top 10 Popular Programming Languages used on GitHub

Here's Top 10 Popular Programming Languages used on GitHub
August 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Open Source is the Future of the computer science world! On Wednesday, the popular coding website GitHub shared a graph that gives ...

Twitter Malware spotted in the wild stealing banking credentials

Twitter Malware spotted in the wild stealing banking credentials
April 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
Trusteer researcher Tanya Shafir   has recently identified an active configuration of TorRAT targeting Twitter users. Other than  spreadin...

Script Execution flaw in Google drive poses security threat

Script Execution flaw in Google drive poses security threat
March 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Once again Google Security Team Shoot itself in the foot. Ansuman Samantaray , an Indian penetration tester discovered a small, but cre...

Firefox OS for smartphones, incredible platform for Developers

Firefox OS for smartphones, incredible platform for Developers
February 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
Mozilla's Firefox OS, the mobile operating system from the company that makes the Firefox browser build entirely on open web standards a...
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