TIL that the UK company registrar forced a company named ““><SCRIPT SRC=HTTPS://MJT.XSS.HT> LTD” to change its name after realizing that it would trigger a cross-site scripting attack. As a result, the company is now legally known as “THAT COMPANY WHOSE NAME USED TO CONTAIN HTML SCRIPT TAGS LTD”.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/nov/06/companies-house-forces-business-name-change-to-prevent-security-risk

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