Preventing Browser-originating Attacks

  • Published: Jul 18, 2017
  • Earliest Priority: Nov 19 2014
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A method and device for preventing a browser-originating attack in a local area network. A security device in the local area network intercepts a message from a first device in the local area network towards a second device in the local area network. The message requests connection between the first device and the second device. The security device prompts a user of the first device to approve the connection. In the event that the user approves the connection the first device is allowed to connect to the second device, and in the event that the user does not approve the connection the connection attempt is terminated.

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  • Publication: Jul 18, 2017
  • Application: Nov 13, 2015
    US US 201514940388 A
  • Priority: Nov 19, 2014
    GB GB 201420542 A

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