BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing OS that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking. It is equipped with tons of security software that you might need. The Linux installation that it is based on is known as Ubuntu. Ubuntu is known as being a [...]
Introduction to Cross Site Scripting ...
1. Introduction As the use of the Internet has grown, so has the number of attacks which attempt to use it for nefarious purposes. One vulnerability which has become commonly exploited is known as cross-site scripting (XSS). An attack on this class of vulnerabilities occurs when an attacker injects malicious code into a web application [...]
An approach for Security Testing of W...
Introduction As more and more vital data is stored in web applications and the number of transactions on the web increases, proper security testing of web applications is becoming very important. Security testing is the process that determines that confidential data stays confidential (i.e. it is not exposed to individuals/ entities for which it is not meant) [...]