However, a criminal hacker will try to inject a malicious script into almost any Web site--a scenario known as cross-site scripting
, or XSS.
Improvements to existing SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting
(XSS), and Parameter Tampering vulnerability detection.
The book covers these 19 programming flaws, which include the most devastating types of coding and architectural errors, such as buffer overflows, format string problems, cross-site scripting
, and insufficient encryption.
Shiflett covers such topics as preventing cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities, protecting against SQL injection attacks, and complicating session hijacking attempts.
The key differentiator with Check Point's offering appears to be the inclusion of the Web Intelligence module, which can prevent types of attacks such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting
and buffer overruns.
The threat, dubbed cross-site scripting
, involves computer code that can be hidden in innocuous-looking links to popular sites.
Researchers from Web security firm Sucuri have found a stored cross-site scripting
(XSS) vulnerability that affects all Jetpack releases since 2012, starting with version 2.
With vulnerabilities like cross-site scripting
and SQL injections affecting 53 percent of applications, there has not been an easy and effective way to help enterprise applications protect themselves until now, said Jason Schmitt, general manager, Fortify, Enterprise Security Products, HP.
For example, consider a cross-site scripting
The other two problems are a cross-site scripting
vulnerability and a SQL injection vulnerability, according to aposton Pastebin.
Akamai is also announcing the bolstering of its Web Application Firewall service, which helps customers comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) and provides on-demand scalability for the detection and blocking of malicious Web application attacks such as Cross-Site Scripting
(XSS) and SQL injection style attacks.