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Is CORS Becoming Obsolete?

Lately, we have received a lot of questions from our clients about CORS becoming obsolete. They are rightfully concerned about this possibility, because so much of Web 2.0 depends on the interoperability mechanisms that CORS provides. In this write-up, we shed some light on whether this is a valid fear, and the actual reality of …

In the News: A BGP Hijacking Technical Post-Mortem

This blog post was authored by Senior Security Analyst Zach Julian; you can connect with him on Twitter here. In the first week of 2017, Iranian ISP Telecommunication Infrastructure Company (TIC) performed a BGP hijack affecting 99.192.226.0/24. Their goal was to censor select websites residing on the /24 block from Iranian internet users. However, …

An Overview of BGP Hijacking

This blog post was authored by Senior Security Analyst Zach Julian; you can connect with him on Twitter here. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a crucial component of the Internet, responsible for determining routing paths. BGP hijacking — that is, using BGP to manipulate Internet routing paths — has become more frequent in …