avatar-tom-abbott.jpg Tom Abbott

Combat Side-Channel Attacks with Cross-Origin Read Blocking

As if developers didn’t have a big enough task securing web applications from software-layer attacks, they now have to contend with another threat: hardware-layer vulnerabilities. These complex cybersecurity flaws were introduced long before many modern developers began coding and extend from the inner workings of a computer’s silicon to a web application’s code. If exploited, hardware-layer vulnerabilities can result in leaked information from the web browser to an attacker. Luckily, Cross-Origin Read Blocking (CORB) is...

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