What is Cross Site Scripting?

What is Cross Site Scripting?

What is Cross Site Scripting? – Cross site scripting, or XSS, involve a website including unintended Javascript code which is subsequently passes on to users who then execute that code via their browsers. A harmless example of this is: This will create the Javascript function alert and create a simple popup with the letters XSS. Now, in previous versions of the book, I recommended you use this example when reporting. That is, until a very successful hacker told me it was a “terrible example”, explaining that often the receiver of…

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