According to the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) 2015 Report, the two most common web application vulnerabilities threatening the privacy and security of clients and web applications nowadays are Structured Query Language (SQL) injection and cross-site scripting
Similarly, the default behaviours of some ASP.NET controls avoid common issues related to Cross-Site Scripting
Noncespaces  uses XML namespaces to help web browsers to distinguish between trusted and untrusted content in order to prevent cross-site scripting
attacks have been dealt.
Chart 1: Online banking penetration in selected European markets in 2014 Iceland 91% Norway 89% Finland 86% Denmark 84% Netherlands 83% Sweden 82% Estonia 77% Luxembourg 67% Belgium 61% France 58% (source: ) Table 1: The most significant errors regarding web applications Rank Score Name 1 93.8 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 2 83.3 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') 3 79.0 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') 4 77.7 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation('Cross-site Scripting
')  76.9 Missing Authentication for Critical Function
Fortiweb-VM provides multiple protection layers against threats that target web applications, including cross-site scripting
, SQL injection, buffer overflows, file inclusion, cookie poisoning, schema poisoning, denial of service (at both the application and network layer) and many others.
Meanwhile, Telecom did not reveal the number of YahooXtra accounts compromised and was unaware if the problem was a continuation of the 'cross-site scripting
' (XSS) that are said to be behind the web portal's problems last year that compromised tens of thousands of accounts.
It shows that to mitigate CSRF threats it is necessary to first mitigate all persistent cross-site scripting
(PXSS) and reflected cross-site scripting
(RXSS) threats and then offers four subbranches that represent different mitigation techniques.
The cross-site scripting
flaw was found by Shahin Ramezany, who goes by the nickname"Abysssec."The vulnerability can allow an attacker to harvest a victim's cookie for their Yahoo account if the victim is successfully tricked into clicking on a malicious link.
It secures user banking data against Man-In-The-Browser (MITB) attacks such as SpyEye and ZeuS, memory hacking, webpage alteration, HTML injection, cross-site scripting
(XSS), browser help object (BHO) hacking, screen capturing, debugging, and reverse engineering.
Dayfdd Stuttard and Marcus Pinto's THE WEB APPLICATION HACKER'S HANDBOOK, second edition (9781118026472, $50.00) provides a fine survey of the latest attack techniques and countermeasures, and shows how to break into modern applications to deliver powerful cross-site scripting
External security services like Sentinel from White Hat Security run periodic security sweeps on all of your public facing web applications and sites and test for important vulnerabilities like cross-site scripting
and structured query language injection attacks (attacks that can cause significant issues for you and your customers).