A Pattern Based Approach to Secure Web Applications From XSS Attacks
As web applications must be available 24/7 and offer data access to customers, employees, suppliers, and others, they are frequently the weak link in enterprise security. So web applications are popular attack targets due to the lack of coordination and lack of security awareness on part of the developers. When hackers gain access to web applications, they often have direct access to confidential back-end data on customers and the company. Cross Site Scripting Attack belongs to top ten web application vulnerabilities.