Web 2.0 is vulnerable to attack

Security researchers have found what they say is an entirely new kind of web-based attack, and it only targets the Ajax applications so beloved of the 'Web 2.0' movement.

"JavaScript Hijacking allows an unauthorized attacker to read sensitive data from a vulnerable application using a technique similar to the one commonly used to create mashups," Chess writes in a white paper published today.

Web 2.0 is vulnerable to attack.

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