Author Archives: nikifor
Today, I am back to Belgium, after spending one week in the US. I was in Raleigh, NC, to attend the 19th ACM conference on Computer and Communication Security and to present our paper titled You Are What You Include: … Continue reading
On my usual daily visit of Slashdot, I read that McAfee introduced a new application called “McAfee Social Protection” for Facebook. In a nutshell, you install their plugin, allow their application to control quite a bit of your Facebook and … Continue reading
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How about, two pictures? So, the important points of the above text are: “It’s our goal to make these ads as relevant and useful as possible for you. Google doesn’t create … Continue reading
I’ve been recently reading Michal Zalewski’s “The Tangled Web”, a book which tries to map the whole security landscape around browsers and Web applications in about 300 pages… it does a pretty good job Now, in Chapter 9, he talks … Continue reading
Did you know that if you use a popular cheap web hosting product and you haven’t changed the default error pages of your sites, you are most likely hosting an open redirect? If not, read on Suppose for a second … Continue reading
Two years ago I decided to get a personal site. I was after two things: flexibility and low cost. I didn’t want to get a VPS but I also didn’t want the hosting packages of one domain and 350MB of … Continue reading
Joke I just made up: What do you call a woman who first says to you “I love you” but ten minutes later she adds “I actually don’t, but don’t feel bad because I say that to all men”?