Persistent XSS Vulnerability in White House Website

The Hacker News: Alexander Fuchs, A German Security Researcher Discover Persistent XSS Vulnerability in Official website of White House. “The petition system is vulnerable. Every Petition i start or join will execute my code. I could join all petitions and my code will be executed on all users who visit the petition system.” He said. Read full story in German: http://www.1337core.de/2011/die-whitehouse-gov-lol-petition/ The XSS Demo is here: https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/!/petition/security/WxgwM7DS Advisory: http://vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=308...

November 4, 2011 · 1 min · 73 words · Omid Farhang

Facebook and The White House join forces in the fight against bullying

Examiner.com wrote: As many people are aware, bullying today is not like it used to be. Back in the day, all one had to do to turn his bully in was give the name of the person who bothered him to a trusted adult. Today, it is not that easy. Bullying doesn’t end at the school bell. It follows students from the blacktop to their cell phones to their computer screens....

March 13, 2011 · 3 min · 467 words · Omid Farhang