Prevention Against Cross-Site Scripting on Server Side in Web Applications

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Topic: Enterprise Software
Format: PDF
Cross site scripting attacks are a very common vulnerability and are the most popular security problems in modern web applications. Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and many other social networking sites are used by millions of users around the world. Cross site scripting is one of the top most vulnerability exploited by Hackers in modern web applications. Cross site scripting permits an attacker to embed mischievous HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, or Flash into an unsafe dynamic web page to fool the users by executing the script on their machine for gathering data. According to OSWAP, these attacks on web applications have experienced an important rise in recent year.

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