British company ordered to change strange name because it provoked attacks on websites

British company ordered to change strange name because it provoked attacks on websites


UK Companies House has ordered a local consulting company to change its name after it was found that it could trigger a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on vulnerable web pages. According to The Guardian, one of such vulnerable web resources is the website of Companies House itself.

In the past, there have been many cases of company founders using parts of the code as a joke in the names of their enterprises. This time we are talking about a British consulting company called ““>