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OWASP Top 10 # 2 - Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

What is it?

Cross-site Scripting (XSS) is a variation of a code injection attack where an attacker injects client-side script onto a vulnerable website which is later unintentionally executed by a user. 1,195 more words

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XSS (Cross-Site Scripting)

Cross-Site Scripting has been one of the most abundant attacks on the Internet, and has been for the last decade. It is a danger that is almost impossible to detect as a user and could be a problem of the past in a perfect world. 1,185 more words

Cross-Site Scripting

A beginner’s guide to cross-site scripting (XSS) attack prevention

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, web applications are one of the most attractive targets for hackers because they can be easily reached, have virtually-countless attack vectors, and there are too many ways for naïve developers to goof and inadvertently introduce vulnerabilities in their source code. 1,438 more words


How to prevent XSS (Cross Site Scripting) attacks in ASP.NET applications

Thanks to built-in features of .NET Framework, it’s easier than ever to protect your applications against XSS attacks. I’m explaining simple steps to avoid this vulnerability. 246 more words


5 Simple Tips That can Boost Your Website’s Security

Websites remain vulnerable to multitudes of security threats and so do the networks to which web servers are connected. Besides hiring expert and dedicated PHP developers and programmers to build interactive websites, a few security protocols when followed earnestly can certainly render your website as safe as anything in the web ecosystem. 21 more words

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Bug in Magento puts millions of e-commerce merchants at risk of takeover

Hundreds of thousands of websites, many that sell good or services, are at risk of hijacking attacks made possible by a just-patched vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform. 229 more words

Demonstrating Cross-Site Scripting Part 2

Persistent Cross-Site Scripting Attack.

A more serious attack on a web application using XSS involves an attacker storing HTML tags permanently in a web application. The surreptitiously injected HTML tags is then rendered onto a client browser without knowledge of the browser user nor the web application developer. 1,439 more words