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DOMPurify - a DOM-only, super-fast, uber-tolerant XSS sanitizer for HTML, MathML and SVG. DOMPurify works with a secure default, but offers a lot of configurability and hooks.
html  security  xss  library  javascript  dom  sanitizer  dompurify 
29 days ago by aeng
'All wifi networks' are vulnerable to hacking, security expert discovers | Technology | The Guardian
WPA2 protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken by Belgian researchers, highlighting potential for internet traffic to be exposed
internet  wifi  security  vulnerability  wpa2  article  theguardian 
october 2017 by aeng
Let's Encrypt - Free SSL/TLS Certificates
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open Certificate Authority.
ssl  tls  certificate  security  encryption  free 
august 2017 by aeng
Exposing add-on objects to content safely | Mozilla Add-ons Blog
In a nutshell, if you set expando properties in JS objects in the content that point to chrome objects, you need to explicitly add the properties to the __exposedProps__ list of that object. A deprecation warning was added in Firefox 15.
compatibility  mozilla  firefox  javascript  content  security  programming  extensions  add-ons  article  development  amo 
november 2012 by aeng
Pickpockets in Italy
Armed robbery ("mugging") and violent theft are relatively rare in Italy, but Naples and Rome are right up there with Barcelona and Madrid as the pickpocket capitals of the world. Florence and other tourist cities are also plagued by pickpockets in Italy.
safety  security  theft  scam  beware  travel  italy  europe 
july 2012 by aeng
Erase Yourself From the Web - PCWorld
Drunken party pictures from college haunting you? Fed up with Facebook? Victim of Internet overwhelm? Here's how to protect yourself by wiping your data off the Web.
privacy  internet  howto  article  security  pcworld 
april 2011 by aeng
Using nsILoginManager - MDC Doc Center
Extensions often need to securely store passwords to external sites, web applications, and so on. To do so securely, they can use nsILoginManager, which provides for secure storage of sensitive password information and nsILoginInfo, which provides a way of storing login information. Introduced in Gecko 1.9 (Firefox 3)
mozilla  xpcom  api  nsILoginManager  security  howto  guide  mdc  devmo  mdn 
february 2011 by aeng
Top 5 Free Antivirus for 2011 - PCWorld
7 December 2010.  Avast Free Antivirus tops our rankings due to its solid detection and friendly interface; Avira AntiVir Personal is a close second, however, on the strength of its malware detection and removal.
antivirus  internet  security  reviews  pcworld 
january 2011 by aeng
How to Stop 11 Hidden Security Threats - PC World
Antivirus software and a firewall alone can't guarantee your safety. Here's how to foil the latest crop of sneaky attacks and nefarious attempts to steal your data.
internet  privacy  security  tips  howto  advice  article  pcworld 
january 2010 by aeng
Introducing ‘Sign-in with Twitter’, OAuth-Style “Connect” « hueniverse
Discusses the difference between delegated (e.g. Facebook Connect) and federated (e.g. OpenID) sign-on solutions.
authentication  security  login  identity  openid  oauth  facebook  twitter 
december 2009 by aeng
OAuth Authentication Model - YDN
OAuth is a simple, secure, and quick way to publish and access protected data (photos, videos, contact list). It's an open authentication model based primarily on existing standards that ensures secure credentials can be provisioned and verified by different software platforms.
oauth  security  authentication  login  yahoo 
october 2009 by aeng
MFSA 2008-37: UTF-8 URL stack buffer overflow
Fixed in Firefox Need to regression test Send Tab URLs. Firefox 3 not affected.
mozilla  firefox  security  fix 
september 2008 by aeng
spock | hyperstruct
A command-line tool to sign update manifests of Mozilla extensions
mozilla  extension  signing  security  crypto  hyperstruct  spock  update.rdf 
february 2008 by aeng
103 Free Security Apps for Mac, Windows and Linux
Keep your computer and wallet safe with these free security apps for every platform.
computer  security  privacy  firewall  antivirus  apps  free  windows  linux  mac  utilities  tools  itsecurity  download  software 
july 2007 by aeng
Will security firms detect police spyware? - CNET
A recent court case dealing with key loggers installed by the feds invites the question: will security companies put the interests of their customers first?Security firms on police spyware, in their own words
news  privacy  security  tech  spyware  fedware  keyloggers 
july 2007 by aeng

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