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eBay's Security Flaw Has Been Leading Users to Password Harvesting Websites Since February


The last thing you want while shopping online is to give away your account credentials to a legit looking listing on one of the most widely used online shopping website, which in reality is a deliberately crafted password harvesting scam. 414 more words

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Testing for DOM-based Cross site scripting

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DOM-based Cross-Site Scripting is the de-facto name for XSS bugs which are the result of active browser-side content on a page, typically JavaScript, obtaining user input and then doing something unsafe with it which leads to execution of injected code. 1,190 more words

Cross Site Scripting

Testing for Stored Cross site scripting

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Stored Cross-site Scripting (XSS) is the most dangerous type of Cross Site Scripting. Web applications that allow users to store data are potentially exposed to this type of attack. 1,981 more words

Cross Site Scripting

Testing for Reflected Cross site scripting

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Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS) occur when an attacker injects browser executable code within a single HTTP response. The inject- ed attack is not stored within the application itself; it is non-per- sistent and only impacts users who open a maliciously crafted link or third-party web page. 2,268 more words

Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

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  • XSS flaws occur when an application includes user supplied data in a page sent to the browser without properly validating or escaping that content. Users could be¬†external users, internal users, and administrators.
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Security Countermeasure - Input validation

Input validation is the correct testing for of any input that is supplied by something else. All applications require some type of input. This input can come from a user or from another machine/application. 1,616 more words

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