Posts tagged Coding Security
Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me

Communications of the ACM, June 2018
By Tobias Lauinger, Abdelberi Chaabane, Christo B. Wilson

“Many websites use third-party components such as JavaScript libraries, which bundle useful functionality so that developers can avoid reinventing the wheel. jQuery is arguably the most popular open source JavaScript library at the moment; it is found on 84% of the most popular websites as determined by Amazon's Alexa. But what happens when libraries have security issues? Chances are that websites using such libraries inherit these issues and become vulnerable to attacks.”

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