Black Hat: Be wary of HTTP/2 on Web servers

Researchers at Black Hat describe finding four flaws – now fixed – in the way the major server vendors implemented HTTP/2, but warn that the year-old Web protocol remains fertile ground for hackers seeking weaknesses in the way it’s rolled out.

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A team at security vendor Imperva says they found nothing vulnerable about the protocol itself, but that they created distributed denial-of-service attacks that took advantage of openings left by how servers support the protocol.

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Network World Tim Greene