[webkit-dev] Is the HTML5 application cache secure?

dean.mikel dean at correctsoft.com
Fri Mar 13 22:38:26 PDT 2009

Thanks for the reply Alexey. That's what I thought the answer might be, just
wanted to check to see if any security mechanism was implemented that I
wasn't aware of.


Alexey Proskuryakov-4 wrote:
> 13.03.2009, в 22:09, dean.mikel написал(а):
>> Would it be possible for a malicious native app to break into the  
>> application cache, replacing some or all of my stored javascript or  
>> gain access to my db? Thanks.
> Both offline application cache and HTML5 SQL storage can be easily  
> manipulated by native applications (of course, in a totally  
> unsupported and fragile manner).
> That said, a native application can also access the data in RAM as it  
> is processed by Safari.
> - WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov
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