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cross-site request forgeries (xsrf)


Google RatProxy looks for cross-site flaws

Free tool helps Web developers analyze their site for a variety of cross-site vulnerabilities.

By July 3, 2008


Yahoo offers its first tepid bug bounty

The good news about Yahoo's security team is that it's finally offering bounties for independent researchers who uncover bugs. The bad news is that the bounty itself isn't exactly competitive.

By September 30, 2013


Top Wi-Fi routers easy to hack, says study

The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.

By April 17, 2013


Teen finds bugs in Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft code

Bug hunter credited with finding bugs in software from big tech firms is Norwegian teen.

By February 2, 2012


Microsoft curbs Wi-Fi location database

The company restricts access to a Live.com geolocation tool linking Wi-Fi devices with locations after a CNET article draws attention to privacy concerns.

By August 1, 2011


Man suing for half of Facebook loses lawyer

Paul Ceglia, who claims he is entitled to 50 percent ownership in Facebook, loses his high-power legal representation at a critical juncture in the case.

By June 28, 2011


Researchers point out holes in McAfee's Web site

McAfee says it is working to fix three holes researchers found in its Web site.

By March 28, 2011


How Facebook saved some Gawker subscribers

Using a single sign-in service like Login for Facebook can eliminate the need to remember multiple passwords, but you still have to make sure you don't get phished.

By December 17, 2010


Facebook closes hole that let spammers auto-post to walls, friends

Social-networking site plugs a second hole that allowed spammers to automatically post to people's pages.

By September 7, 2010


Forcing vendors to fix bugs under deadline

New bug-fixing deadline for software makers will mean quicker turnaround time on releasing security patches and better protection for consumers and corporations, experts say.

By August 4, 2010