International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering
Today web applications are becoming the prime target for cyber-attacks. Web attacks are growing in numbers, with most of organizations in a broad survey reporting that they had recently suffered web attacks. Last few years have shown a significant increase in the number of web-based attacks. Structured Query Language (SQL) injection, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), insecure direct object reference, command injection, session manipulation and parameter or URL tempering are some of the major attacks which are application layer attacks.