Section 2. AJAX Security Pitfalls

Section 2: AJAX Security Pitfalls

Is AJAX Secure? 20

AJAX Security Pitfalls 21

We have discussed up to this point how AJAX technologies basically represent a new way of doing things in Web applications using some relatively old Web technologies. The security of AJAX applications is a similar reversal of fortunes in that many developers will introduce old, familiar security vulnerabilities into their applications with new, unfamiliar development approaches. Let’s now turn to the security risks that you incur by choosing an AJAX approach in your Web development. The security risks discussed in this section apply to any AJAX implementation, not just the ASP.NET AJAX framework, so they are relevant to you no matter ...

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