The Geography of HTML5 Security

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Mike Shema is director of engineering at Qualys, a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. Mike is also author of the recently published book “Hacking Web Apps: Detecting and Preventing Web Application Security Problems.” Contact him here.  HTML5 reinvigorates a technology that’s been driving web content for more than 20 years. Notably, modern browsers can still render the majority of decades-old sites still lingering from the web’s early days, but modern sites expect browsers to be a significantly more powerful platform than their predecesso (IT news)