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 Preventing a Cross-Site Scripting Attack

Cross-site scripting (XSS) occurs when an attacker introduces malicious scripts to a dynamic form that allows the attacker to capture the private session information. This article casts light on the areas vulnerable to XSS exploitation, explains how the user can protect himself, and details what the webmaster can do to secure a site from this type of malicious intrusion.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Mon Mar 1, 2004 )

  


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