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HTML5 – Benefits and considerations of new web standard

Trend Micro shares two key links related to HTML version 5 reflecting the latest web based standards

HTML5 – Benefits of this new web standard
http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-thegood/

QUOTE: HTML5 is the fifth revision of the language that makes the web work, and this Wednesday we will be releasing a paper detailing some of the new attacks that are made possible by this technology.   HTML5 (and its associated APIs) is not an upgrade like you may be familiar with when it comes to software – it’s actually a whole lot of individual features, each with differing browser support. There is a good Wikipedia article that shows which features are currently implemented. For me there are very many fantastic features in HTML5, but five of them really stand out – and I think these will really change how we interact with the web.

HTML5 – Considerations of this new web standard
http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-the-bad/

QUOTE: In today’s post, we will look at how some of the features of HTML5 can be misused by attackers. This post is not meant to be an exhaustive list, but if you are interested in more details we will be releasing an in-depth paper on HTML5 Attacks tomorrow

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