17-Year-Old Weakness in Firefox Let HTML File Steal Other Files From Device

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By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Except for phishing and scams, downloading an HTML attachment and opening it locally on your browser was never considered as a severe threat until a security researcher today demonstrated a technique that could allow attackers to steal files stored on a victim’s computer.

Barak Tawily, an application security researcher, shared his findings with The Hacker News, wherein he successfully

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