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'Moving Target' Site Software Devised To Help Thwart Site Hacks

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Msg#: 4639650 posted 6:16 pm on Jan 23, 2014 (gmt 0)

Interesting, and i'm sure it will help, but probably not the ultimate solution to hackers.

A technology that constantly changes websites' code to defeat hackers has been unveiled by a US start-up.

Shape Security says its product works with the HTML, JavaScript and CSS languages, transforming a site's code into a "moving target" to prevent cybercriminals from carrying out scripted attacks.

The Silicon Valley firm has several high-profile backers including Google.'Moving Target' Site Software Devised To Help Thwart Site Hacks [bbc.co.uk]



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Msg#: 4639650 posted 6:47 am on Jan 24, 2014 (gmt 0)

The example shown changes form input ids.

So all the bot author needs to do is read the form label instead? It specifically says that the page looks the same.

Unless there is something more impressive going on (I have not watched the video on their site, but I did read the "technology" page the example is from.

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