CNET reports that reading blog, RSS, or Atom feeds can expose computers to attacks, according to Bob Auger, a security engineer for the web security company SPI Dynamics. At the Black Hat security event in Las Vegas, Auger explained that data feeds could contain malicious JavaScript code in their content. A person could exploit this flaw by setting up a blog and enticing a user to subscribe to the data feed. Or, since many blogs allow for user comments and frequently include said comments in their data feeds, a poster could include the code in their comment,...

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