Thursday, March 24, 2011

Preventing XSS Attacks

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are amongst the most common types of attacks against web applications. XSS attacks all fall under the same category however a more detailed look at the techniques employed during XSS operations reveals a multitude of tactics that exploit a variety of attack vectors. A detailed look at XSS attacks can be found in the following article; Cross-Site Scripting attack.

This article guides you through the most common and useful XSS prevention mechanisms which are Filtering and Escaping.


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