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.NET Framework 4.5 Expert Programming Cookbook by A.P. Rajshekhar

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Preventing cross-site injection using the anti-XSS library

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is the process of injecting HTML or JavaScript fragments into a website. When these fragments are executed, they can do anything from redirecting the user to another site without his/her knowledge to accessing the cookies of the user and thus hijacking his/her session. Developers have been using the anti-XSS library for .NET to safeguard their websites from XSS. With Version 4.5, .NET has incorporated the anti-XSS library into ASP.NET.

In this recipe, we will develop a page for entering comments and displaying it. We will use anti-XSS functionality to make the comment display page safe from SS.

How to do it...

  1. Launch Visual Studios 2012.
  2. Create a project of ...

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