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XSS, Cookies, and Session ID Authentication ? Three Ingredients for a Successful Hack

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 14/8/2006 attack bug cross site scripting security xxs

Cross site scripting (XSS) errors are generally considered nothing more than a nuisance ? most people do not realize the inherent danger these types of bugs create. In this article Seth Fogie looks at a real life XSS attack and how it was used to bypass the authentication scheme of an online web application, leading to "shell" access to the web server.

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