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

By Swati Khandelwal 03 Jul 2019 at 16:07

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.

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