• How to Prevent Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

    1 day ago - By eSecurity Planet

    Cross-site scripting attacks are used to steal data and hijack browsing sessions so attackers can take action on a victim's behalf. Attackers may use this opportunity to alter web pages, post on social accounts, initiate bank transfers or make fraudulent purchases.
    This is accomplished by tricking applications and websites into sending malicious scripts through the web browser. The most common method for taking over user sessions is to inject code using form fields or other data input fields. Developer best practices such as sanitizing and encoding user input are critical for preventing...
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