Researchers crack Palm webOS with a text message
“Researchers have managed to crack Palm’s webOS with a simple text message. The team at Intrepidus Group worked on a Palm Pre running the 1.3.5. version of the webOS operating system, and found it open to many common vulnerabilities due to its inherent design…
…The team said that the SMS system did not perform input/output validation. This allows an HTML injection attack by inserting an iFrame into the message, which is automatically activated. The team then demonstrated this in a video.”
(Courtesy of v3.co.uk)
About Ronnie Diaz
Ronnie Diaz is a software engineer and tech consultant. Ronnie started his career in front-end and back-end development for companies in ecommerce, service industries and remote education. This work transitioned from traditional desktop client-server applications through early cloud development. Software included human resource management and service technician workflows, online retail e-commerce and electronic ordering and fulfillment, IVR customer relational systems, and video streaming remote learning SCORM web applications. Hands on server experience and software performance optimization led to creation of a startup business focused on collocated data center services and continued experience with video streaming hardware and software. This led to a career in Amazon Prime Video where Ronnie is currently employed, building software and systems which stream live sports and events for millions of viewers around the world.
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