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Exploiting Google persistent XSS vulnerability for phishing

Exploiting Google persistent XSS vulnerability for phishing

Nov 14, 2012
Yesterday we have reported that How Bug Bounty programs can play unfair with hackers and researchers, where hackers are submitting their legitimate findings to companies and no surprise if they are getting replies that " Someone else already reported this, you are not eligible for Bounty ". But the main issue is, if companies are really aware about the issue , then why they have not fixed it yet ?  Today we are going to Talk about Google, that How a ignored vulnerability can be brilliantly crafted and exploited by Hackers for phishing users. On 11th September this year, I have reported a persistent XSS vulnerability in Google and reply from Google Security Team was," It seems the XSS you reported actually executes on one of our sandboxed domains (googleusercontent.com). The sandboxed domain does not contain any session cookies for google services, nor does it have access to any Google.com data " I said its okay if they are sure about it that it
'The Hacker News' Celebrating 2nd Birthday

'The Hacker News' Celebrating 2nd Birthday

Oct 28, 2012
One of the most awaited occasions in a year is your birthday, same way we are today celebrating ' The Hacker News ' 2nd Birthday week from on 28th October-3rd November 2012. Originally founded on 1st November 2010 by Mohit Kumar , ' The Hacker News ' was the very First dedicated Hacking and Security News website available on Internet, Now been internationally recognized as a leading news source dedicated to promoting awareness for security experts and hackers. We are happy to announce that this project is now Supported and endorsed by thousands of Security Experts, administrators and members of various underground hacking groups and communities worldwide.  With the need for information security solutions becoming more critical, In these two years we served updates to over 30 Million Readers through various projects including Daily happenings of Hacking & Security community via The Hacker News , A most comprehensive and informative collection of security, hacking, a
Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl
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