Category Archives: Safari

Does browser private mode share the GeoLocation information ?

GeoLocation information’s can be queried using JavaScript API. This information is related to the privacy of the user so User Agents ask user permission to share the information. There are few permission differences and visual differences between various browser vendors. … Continue reading

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GeoLocation API – Chrome / Safari – Permission management and Visual Differences

GeoLocation API is a very sensitive API when it comes to Privacy concerns. Yes all the browsers request user for the permission to share the information. But browsers has different level of information to alert the user and management these … Continue reading

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Browser Security Comparison reports

Recently we have seen many reports on browser security comparison. At least i have seen/read four such reports. 1) A Security Analysis of Next Generation Web Standards http://www.enisa.europa.eu/act/application-security/web-security/a-security-analysis-of-next-generation-web-standards 2) HTML5 the ugly http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-the-ugly 3) Browser Security Comparison – A Quantitative … Continue reading

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Accuvant Browser Security Comparison–A Quantitative Approach–Possible Errata

You can read this document from this location http://www.accuvant.com/capability/accuvant-labs/security-research/browser-security-comparison-quantitative-approach There is no doubt that this document is good but there is some mistake in the editing. 1) Date                   2) Figure numbers referenced in most of the paragraph is wrong. … Continue reading

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How to extract Interface and Property details from NPAPI Windows plugin

  In this post we will see how we can extract the interface/property details from the NPAPI plugin. Before moving further i have to warn you that there is no easy way to extract to all the information in automated … Continue reading

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NPAPI Plugin (Must read)

  https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Plugins http://hudolejev.blogspot.com/2009/08/building-npruntime-sample-plugin-in.html http://colonelpanic.net/2009/03/building-a-firefox-plugin-part-one/ http://colonelpanic.net/2009/12/memory-management-in-npapi/ http://git.webvm.net/?p=npsimple   Browser Plugins vs Extensions http://colonelpanic.net/2010/08/browser-plugins-vs-extensions-the-difference/   Four part tutorial (MUST read for everyone trying to understand the NPAPI) http://colonelpanic.net/2009/03/building-a-firefox-plugin-part-one/ http://colonelpanic.net/2009/05/building-a-firefox-plugin-part-two/ http://colonelpanic.net/2009/08/building-a-firefox-plugin-part-three/ http://colonelpanic.net/2011/07/building-a-firefox-plugin-part-four/   In linux, http://inferno-firefox.blogspot.com/

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