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All You Need To Know About Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Cross-Site Request Forgery is a term you’ve properly heard in the context of web security or web hacking, but do you really know what it means? The OWASP definition is as follows: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is an attack that forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which they’re […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities

Amazon Disputes Hacker Claims of Ranking Manipulation

A while back it was all over the blogs and Twitter that Amazon had somehow demoted Gay and Lesbian themed books to keep them from showing up in searches. There was outrage from all the civil rights folks especially in the LBGT camp (rightfully so if it was true). After that the rumour started the […]

Topic: Hacking News

CSRF Vulnerability in Twitter Allows Forced Following

I did mention this earlier in the week when I was talking about Twitter being used as a malware distribution platform, there also seems to be an auto follow vulnerability that spammers would love. Do you remember Myspace and samy with 900,000 friends? Now we have johng77536 on Twitter! Last week, TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid wrote […]

Topic: Hacking News

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