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Old 04-14-2008, 08:20 PM   #1
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Cool CIA.gov = XSS Hackable

As the title states:

Look Ma, I'm on CIA.gov

In an age where JavaScript is so ubiquitous that some websites won't even load if you don't enable in your browser, cross-site scripting hacks are everywhere - letting malicious or merely mischievous hacker create links that have some very unintended consequences on websites that are not careful to keep from executing other people's code.

Most are run-of-the-mill and hardly worth writing about, but reader Harry Sintonen writes in with a vulnerability on the CIA's site that THREAT LEVEL can't resist.
Full story can be found here:

Wow I am truly amazed by this. Unbelievable.
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