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Browser Security Handbook from Google

Google has released a Browser Security Handbook intending to provide additional help to web application developers, browser engineers, and security researchers. This hand book gives a one-stop reference to key security properties of contemporary web browsers. According to this book “Insufficient understanding of these often poorly-documented characteristics is a major contributing factor to the prevalence of several classes of security vulnerabilities”.

The Handbook covers all major browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera, Google Chrome and Android embedded browser. The content of Browser Security Handbook divided into three main parts, such as ‘Basic concepts behind web browsers, Standard browser security features, and Experimental and legacy security mechanisms’. You can read or download the book from http://code.google.com/p/browsersec/wiki/Main. [via]

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  1. I'm glad that more people will start getting informed about Internet Security. It's true that a large percentage of internet fraud and hacking attempts would be averted if users were simply more informed.

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