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An XSS Vulnerability is Worth up to $10,000 According to Google

Category: Web Security Readings - Tags: cross site scripting , xss , vulnerability , web application security - Thu, 13 Jun 2013, by Robert Abela
Google are willing to pay up to $10,000 to anyone who discovers a cross-site scripting vulnerability in one of their web applications. Why are Google doing so? Definitely not by coincidence. By exploiting a cross-site scripting vulnerability a malicious hacker can easily gain administrative access on a web application, gain control over it and where possible infiltrate deeper into the corporate network. Read this blog post for more information about the impact an exploited XSS can have on your business. Read more...

Web Application Security Misconception; Are All Vulnerabilities Equally Dangerous?

Category: Web Security Readings - Tags: cross site scripting , xss , vulnerability , web application security , sql injection - Wed, 22 May 2013, by Robert Abela
In this web application security blog post, Robert Abela talks about a common misconception in the web security industry; are all vulnerabilities equally dangerous? Abela explains and answers this common misconception using an example with two of the most popular web application vulnerabilities typically listed in OWASP Top 10; Cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL Injection. Read more...

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