Tag: RSS security

RSS for spreading bugs

There hasn’t been a lot thought given to potential flaws in RSS, and/or how the XML format might be used to spread bugs – one brief report out of Blackhat is all I’ve heard.

But, now that Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and the Vista OS are on the way, Jim Rapoza of eWeek is giving it a lot. Surely Jim doesn’t think Microsoft would release something that might spread a vulnerability?