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Library of Congress Chrome extension offers easy access to Congress.gov

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

It's one of two experimental extensions built by LOC interns this summer.

Google aims to fix XSS, make the web safer

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Ninety-five percent of the one billion websites Google scanned ​recently were vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting, or XSS, attacks, allowing hackers to load malicious code onto the computers of anyone who visited their page. This week the company issued tools​ to help web developers identify and mitigate XSS vulnerabilities.

Chinese web browser found beaconing back to Beijing

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

A Chinese-made internet browser, used by millions of web-surfers worldwide, is collecting sensitive data from its users and sending it back in an encrypted zip file disguised as an image, security researchers announced Thursday.

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