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pagvac from ProCheckUp released an advisory on how to bypass ASP.NET XSS validation. This attack is only possible with Internet Explorer users as it exploits the old IE CSS comment hack; a very creative find indeed from the guys at ProCheckUp. Proof of Concept: Alert box injection - simply provided for testing...
Introduction WordPress has become one of the most popular blogging packages on the Internet; this is largely due to its ease of use and its object oriented design which allows the user to easily extend its capabilities in the form of WordPress Plugins. Unfortunately, “ease of use”, and “security” are to...

Michael Daw Anthology

michaeldaw.org is pleased to announce the first “Michael Daw Anthology” award. For those of you curious, anthology is a collection of published works. The original idea behind the michaeldaw.org website was to build stories upon a fictional hacking icon named, Michael Daw, as well as to host other security related...
is the placing of a linked object, often an image, from one site into a web page belonging to a second site. The second site is said to have an inline link to the site where the object is located. Inline linking is also known as hotlinking, leeching,...