Online advertising company fixes severe XSS flaw

JEREMY KIRK | January 26, 2016

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An online advertising company has fixed a vulnerability in its platform that could have allowed hackers to steal information from a large number of users.The cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in the platform of PublicityClerks was found by a U.K. security researcher who goes by the handle CEHSecurity on Twitter.Cross-site scripting flaws are one of the most common faults in websites. They allow an attacker to inject malicious code into a website, which then can be used to steal data and for other attacks.

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