The Risk Of Mash-ups

It’s interesting to see how jarring old-world business behaviour is in the new world of blogs, remixing, mashing and market conversations. But I guess it’s also a reminder that the durability of the new world is not to be taken for granted. The latest episode, from Slashdot is this: RISK on Google Maps Shut Down: Hasbro …

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The Gaping Browser Hole

Sometimes security holes can be subtle rather than complex. Sidney Low of Aliencamel points out the vulnerability discovered by Secunia, called the Multiple Browsers Frame Injection Vulnerability. It’s a fancy term for a simple enough trick, where the bad guy hijacks a frame in a legitimate webpage (a frame is one portion of a webpage …

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Windows’ Gaping, Seven Month Hole

Quite a big hooha over this latest Microsoft vulnerability, and I readily ‘fess up to the fact that I didn’t really take this seriously. Seems like I wasn’t the only one. But folk like Shawna McAlearney of SearchSecurity.com points out that the delay of 200 days between Microsoft being notified and their coming out with …

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