Unfortunately, the promiscuity of browsers when it comes to fetching dynamic content has made it easy for hackers to distribute exploits within Web code
. New Web standards, such as HTML5, are helping hackers by expanding the capability for Web-delivered code to interface with and potentially compromise users' systems.
I am juggling competing deadlines for this article and writing Web code
for a project running on a cloud infrastructure I will never see.
"Judging by the effect this crowdsourcing is having, they've disrupted the sites set as targets."<p>Danchev counts 12 sites as being under attack, including other news agencies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, National Police, and the Ministry of the Interior.<p>In response to the attacks, state-sponsored Iranian News site Fars News added a small piece of Web code
that redirected the attack to pro-opposition Web sites, Danchev said via instant message.
The bureau recently upgraded its use of widgets - mini-applications that can be added to a Web page or a PC's desktop and updated remotely by simply copying and pasting Web code
The book - brought out after a series of children met predators on the internet - breaks down the web code
which has evolved from using relatively simple abbreviations and acronyms.