The Top ten hacking techniques of 2009

July 17, 2010 Shashank Agarwal Blog 0 minutes, 56 seconds Edit This Article

Hackers are always on the go to crack the internet and find new hacking techniques an hacks. So here we have compiled a list of the best 10 hacks from 2009 that we felt are worth knowing by the internet techies around the world. .

Top Ten Web Hacking Techniques of 2009!

  1. Creating a rogue CA certificate
    Alexander Sotirov, Marc Stevens, Jacob Appelbaum, Arjen Lenstra, David Molnar, Dag Arne Osvik, Benne de Weger

  2. HTTP Parameter Pollution (HPP)
    Luca Carettoni, Stefano diPaola

  3. Flickr’s API Signature Forgery Vulnerability (MD5 extension attack)
    Thai Duong and Juliano Rizzo

  4. Cross-domain search timing
    Chris Evans

  5. Slowloris HTTP DoS
    Robert Hansen, (additional credit for earlier discovery to Adrian Ilarion Ciobanu & Ivan Ristic – “Programming Model Attacks” section of Apache Security for describing the attack, but did not produce a tool)

  6. Microsoft IIS 0-Day Vulnerability Parsing Files (semi‐colon bug)
    Soroush Dalili

  7. Exploiting unexploitable XSS
    Stephen Sclafani

  8. Our Favorite XSS Filters and how to Attack them
    Eduardo Vela (sirdarckcat), David Lindsay (thornmaker)

  9. RFC1918 Caching Security Issues
    Robert Hansen

  10. DNS Rebinding (3-part series Persistent Cookies, Scraping & Spamming, and Session Fixation)
    Robert Hansen

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