Online apps facing barrage of attacks

February 8, 2007

[From vnunet.com]

The proliferation of online applications and services is exposing users to security vulnerabilities that will be much harder to plug than those in traditional applications.

Online applications can suffer from a raft of vulnerabilities that allow attackers to steal confidential data from a server or the computer of a user that contacts the service.

The most prevalent examples of such attacks are cross site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection.

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