BBC UK Hit With XSS Attack By @HackHornet

content/images/gallery/random2/bbc-wales-learning-search-results.png A hacker using the handle @HackHornet has exposed the BBC uk website (www.bbc.co.uk) as having a XSS vulnerbilty that is allowing them to embed a image within the site when the right URL is requested. The attack was announced via twitter about 6hours ago from @HackHornets account. The attack runs on a subpart of the bbc.co.uk website under the "wales learning" page and the XSS vuln is via the pages internal search. This attack just adds yet another high profile target that has become a target over the past 72hrs.

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

Information Security Data Analyst, Investigative Journalist, Technology Lover, Mechanic.

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