Security Flaw Found In Widely Used Login Protocols

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Published: May 2, 2014
OpenID
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OAuth and OpenID – two widely used login protocols for websites such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft, PayPal, Yahoo, and many others – have a security flaw, according to Wang Jing, a Ph.D student at Nanyang Technological University, which could be used to steal data and redirect users to malicious websites. OAuth and OpenID let […]

Bug In Microsoft Internet Explorer Opens Up Vulnerability To Hackers

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Published: April 29, 2014
2014-04-29 (Bug)
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As has been reported in various media outlets, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday issued a bulletin advising regular internet users to avoid using any version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) until further notice. A security flaw – commonly referred to as a ‘bug’ – in the program makes it vulnerable to an attack […]