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Posts Tagged ‘mouse’

You are Here by Colin Ellard

You are Here by Colin Ellard

We live in a world crowded by street signs and arrows. With the click of a computer mouse we can find exact directions to just about anywhere on earth, and with a hand-held GPS we can find our precise latitude and longitude, even in the remotest of places. But despite all our advancements, we still get lost in the mall, can’t follow directions [...]

Use Twitter? Turn off JavaScript… there’s bad XSS issues there being exploited right now

Use Twitter? Turn off JavaScript… there’s bad XSS issues there being exploited right now

So, I started seeing odd tweets in my timeline, it seems that posting a link like this: http://oh.no/@"onmouseover=";alert('XSS')" fails input validation, resulting in the script being executed when you mouse over the tweet. Note that you can inject pretty much any attribute this way, including style, letting your tweet use fixed [...]