Rewriting History: Changing the Archived Web from the Present

  title={Rewriting History: Changing the Archived Web from the Present},
  author={Ada Lerner and Tadayoshi Kohno and Franziska Roesner},
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine is the largest modern web archive, preserving web content since 1996. We discover and analyze several vulnerabilities in how the Wayback Machine archives data, and then leverage these vulnerabilities to create what are to our knowledge the first attacks against a user's view of the archived web. Our vulnerabilities are enabled by the unique interaction between the Wayback Machine's archives, other websites, and a user's browser, and attackers do not need… CONTINUE READING
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