Chapter 27Security Issues

Security is a growing concern among all developers because it is a growing concern among all end users. Any web development tool must also give some attention to security. Since most of Microsoft’s security efforts have been centered around ActiveX components rather than JavaScript, this chapter will focus on Netscape Navigator security. Some of the scripts shown will produce no result at all in Internet Explorer.

Security is every surfer’s top concern when surfing the net or posting home pages to it. There are several types of security issues. This chapter deals with those issues related to protecting your private information such as e-mail address, directory structures, user session history, and objects and properties ...

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