Friday, December 9, 2011

Top 10 HTML5 threats and attack vectors

Emerging as popular standard to create Rich Internet Applications and competing with technology stacks like Adobe's Flex/Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight is HTML5. HTML5 brings several new features and functionalities that allow developers to create really attractive and robust applications. These applications can run on any browser and platform, although with some limitations.  

HTML5 applications are also supported by mobile devices. Hence, you can create your application once and run it on several devices and browsers. Each time, every new technology stack throws up new security challenges and vulnerabilities. HTML 5, though very promising, is no different. There are security concerns that need to be addressed when creating applications. Let us look at the top 10 possible attack vectors associated with HTML5 and modern browser architecture. 

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