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Seven Deadliest Web Application Attacks by Mike Shema

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How this Book is Organized

This book contains seven chapters that address a serious type of attack against Web sites and browsers alike. Each chapter provides an example of how an attack has been used against real sites before exploring the details of how attackers exploit the vulnerability. The chapters do not need to be tackled in order. Many attacks are related or build on one another in ways that make certain countermeasures ineffective. That's why it's important to understand different aspects of Web security, especially the concept that security doesn't end with the Web site, but extends to the browser as well.

Chapter 1: Cross-Site Scripting

Chapter 1 describes one of the most pervasive and easily exploited vulnerabilities that crop ...

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