Can a website determine what OS or webbrowser a visitor is using if the useragent is blanked/changed?
Assume that a visitor to a website has changed his useragent to something like the following, but he's using linux: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; rv:20.0) Gecko/20121202 Firefox/20.0 Assume that the ...
Browsers store web pages in a local cache on the client's machine. How does a hostile Java applet exploit this information to gain more privileges than it is entitled to? My understanding is that a ...
Why did Chrome and Firefox disallow file:/// links? I can imagine an iframe opening a local resource, but which resource is the scary one? They could have just disabled iframes to file:///? Ajax ...
So, I clicked on a reasonably-looking LinkedIn invite, not thinking about hovering overing the link first, since usually the e-mail client warns me about such things. Once I realized I landed on an ...
Someone, I think it was on Charlie Rose, said that anybody who wants to can currently discover what websites have been visited by some person of interest. That assertion was possibly made as a way of ...
I do not normally deal with internet security problems but this one has got me interested. The issue is with a specific site, lets say example.com, and how it it visited. If the address is typed ...
This question may be a bit too broad and open ended, however I'm hoping to get some good advice on this. With the advent of BeEF and more and more of the computers in networks being infected just by ...
As you may know this vulnerability was found a while ago in the wild and the exploit is available too, btw I'm having problem on understanding the obfuscated code. Is it necessary to use obfuscation ...
I have recently come across the BeEF- a browser exploitation tool. In most of the articles, it is said time and again that it is developed for research and pen test purposes! Has anyone worked with ...
I've been reading more and more about just how much access browser extensions can have to your data. This is a little unsettling, so I'm curious if there is a way to Vet these extensions and make sure ...