Tag: Security

Covert Redirect bug (OAuth / OpenID) – What you need to know …

“… it’s not easy to fix, and any effective remedies would negatively impact the user experience. Just another example that Web security is fundamentally broken and the powers that be have little incentive to address the inherent flaws.” – Jeremiah Grossman, founder and interim CEO at WhiteHat Security If you visit...

The Heartbleed Bug – What You Need to Know Now

One week ago, it was announced that a new security threat had been discovered on the Internet, one that has affected many of the most commonly used sites such as Facebook and Instagram. This threat, known as the Heartbleed bug, was discovered by a member of Google’s security team...