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Waving the White Flag: Why InfoSec should stop caring about HTTPOnly

As a company that is constantly working with our penetration testing clients on understanding where they should focus their efforts, qualifying risk is second-nature to us. On one hand, we never want to undersell a risk, and have a client accept that risk based on an improperly informed position. On the other hand, I think …

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It’s Okay, We’re All On the SameSite

With Google’s recent announcement that all cookies without a SameSite flag will be treated as having SameSite=Lax set by default in Chrome version 80, surely Cross-Site Request Forgery will be dead? Well, not quite… In this post I’m going to demonstrate a scenario in which the SameSite default won’t actually stop a CSRF attack from …

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