Author(s): Hui Xue, Nathan Dautenhahn and Samuel King

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Date: 8 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

Additional Documents: Slides

Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


Modern web browsers are complex. Individually, they are all prone to security vulnerabilities and crashes.However, major browsers are distinct implementations that rarely share the same vulnerability. In other words, a single attack rarely succeeds in exploiting all browsers.We propose Cocktail, a system using replicated execution of Firefox, Google Chrome,and Opera to defend against browser attacks and withstand browser crashes.