Browser Security Handbook

//Browser Security Handbook

The Browser Security Handbook is now online for everyone to read.

This document is meant to provide web application developers, browser engineers, and information security researchers with a one-stop reference to key security properties of contemporary web browsers. Insufficient understanding of these often poorly-documented characteristics is a major contributing factor to the prevalence of several classes of security vulnerabilities.

Although all browsers implement roughly the same set of baseline features, there is relatively little standardization – or conformance to standards – when it comes to many of the less apparent implementation details. Furthermore, vendors routinely introduce proprietary tweaks or improvements that may interfere with existing features in non-obvious ways, and seldom provide a detailed discussion of potential problems.

Thanks to Michal Zalewski and the many others that contributed for the great work. It certainly will be a useful resource.

2008-12-12T23:20:00-07:00 December 12th, 2008|Security Vulnerabilities|0 Comments

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