Javascript attacks on ateroids

Friday, 4 August 2006, 12:55 AM EST

Just sat through a rather disturbing presentation here at Black Hat on how bad guys can use Javascript to circumvent hardware and software firewalls and wreak havoc on a target's internal network.

Jeremiah Grossman and T.C. Niedzialkowski, both of WhiteHat Security, showed Javascript tricks that could allow attackers to monitor which sites users have visited, change the configuration of their firewalls, and even record victims' keyboard strokes.

At Security Fix.

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