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User Info: GuitaristMatt

GuitaristMatt
3 years ago#1
I'm re-posting this from wololo's blog. There is a javascript risk on the Vita browser that can steal passwords from sites that you visit. So it is time to be a little more careful with your browsing. If you need to read about it, you can here:
http://wololo.net/2013/02/14/major-security-issue-url-spoofing-found-on-the-vita-browser/
If you are visual or lazy here is a video of it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuVWicediUc
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User Info: 1Cyrus1

1Cyrus1
3 years ago#2
Good to know, thanks for the info
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User Info: Spetsnaz420

Spetsnaz420
3 years ago#3
People...don't use the browser on these things for anything besides game guide type things...

That's what smart phones are for
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User Info: Angemon_23

Angemon_23
3 years ago#4
The sad part is that if it were a exploit to play pirated games we'd already have a mandatory 2.06 firmware upgrade upgrade.
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User Info: fourgigman

fourgigman
3 years ago#5
Spetsnaz420 posted...
People...don't use the browser on these things for anything besides game guide type things...

That's what smart phones are for


Yep.
PSN: bulletproofvita

User Info: ChemicalBurrito

ChemicalBurrito
3 years ago#6
GuitaristMatt posted...
I'm re-posting this from wololo's blog. There is a javascript risk on the Vita browser that can steal passwords from sites that you visit.


In all seriousness, does anyone use the Vita browser with Javascript on? I found that with JS on, the Vita browser would want to completely refresh many web pages every few seconds - basically making them unreadable.

Not that I view any sites requiring a password with my Vita, but still ...
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User Info: L0Z

L0Z
3 years ago#7
pretty sure there was an exploit on pcs a while ago. Norton 360 said so. It said Norton was protecting me although i should update my java.
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User Info: MotiJr

MotiJr
3 years ago#8
Am I the only one who read that as Bowser security risk?
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User Info: RogueStriker

RogueStriker
3 years ago#9
MotiJr posted...
Am I the only one who read that as Bowser security risk?


No, I did too >_>

Blame Nintendo Direct.
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User Info: TinyTim123

TinyTim123
3 years ago#10
While in my head I knew there was a browser somewhere on my Vita, I couldn't tell you a thing about it.
http://www.explosm.net/comics/657/
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