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The four most prevalent Web application attacks include directory traversal (37 percent), cross site scripting
(36 percent), SQL injection (23 percent) and remote file include (four percent).
The enhanced real-time threat detection increases detection of polymorphic viruses and other malicious code, cross site scripting
(XSS) attacks and advanced sandboxing capabilities, the company said.
It protects against ten known security segment threats including 'cross site scripting
' whereby hackers steal vital components of a system to set up a dummy web site, for example, and 'cookie poisoning', which can help hackers access unauthorised services.
The X-Force 2011 trend and risk report revealed a 50 per cent decline in spam email compared to 2010; more diligent patching of security vulnerabilities by software vendors, with only 36 per cent of software vulnerabilities remaining unpatched in 2011 compared to 43 per cent in 2010; and higher quality of software application code, as seen in web-application vulnerabilities called cross site scripting
half as likely to exist in clients' software as they were four years ago.
"The attack method we monitored returned search results containing references to sites infected with Cross Site Scripting
Accuracy is important for effective detection of the many variations of Cross Site Scripting
(XSS) and SQL injections that circumvent network intrusion detection systems.
The improved server side filtering in OpenCms 8.0.2 helps avoid Cross Site Scripting
This version fixes several security issues, concerning cross site scripting
(XSS) and offers improved compatibility, performance and stability when working with Internet Explorer, Firefox and Oracle database.
Even legitimate web sites fail prey to zero day vulnerabilities, cross site scripting
and SQL injection attacks.