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  • initialism computing, Internet Cross-site scripting.


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The X denotes cross. CSS was avoided because of the potential for confusion with the existing Internet technology "Cascading Style Sheets".


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  • - The term XSS was less than 6 months old WASC had been formed

    CGISecurity - Website and Application Security News 2008

  • In this case, all we would be doing is writing out the word XSS, but we could do anything that a JavaScript is allowed to do.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz 2010

  • The one thing about the above paragraph that is potentially very sad is that he calls XSS bugfinders "attackers" - "amateur attackers" at that.

    tssci security 2008

  • CVE-2010-0817 SharePoint XSS Scorecard, - Summary Microsoft acknowledged the existence of a cross-site scripting (aka XSS) vulnerability in SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Services

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now 2010

  • Obviously the best defense to XSS is to make sure that you always validate inputs from browser.

    Java News, Java Updates, Java Articles, Java Help - 2010

  • HTML Purifier is a standards-compliant HTML filter PHP library designed to remove all malicious code (better known as XSS) with a thoroughly audited and secure yet permissive whitelist, and ensure standards compliance.

    Softpedia - Windows - All Softpedia Windows 2010

  • HTML Purifier not only removes all malicious code (better known as XSS) with a thoroughly audited, secure yet permissive white list, it also makes sure your documents are standards-compliant.

    Smashing Magazine 2009

  • I've developed a new XSS scanner tool that's written in Javascript called XSS Rays for Microsoft. 2009

  • The missing man was last seen driving a 1983 Ford van with NC tag XSS-9216. - Top News 2009

  • "XSS" goes through all of the types of XSS (persistent, DOM, reflective), how to attack them, stealing cookies, and using BeEF for further infiltrating the browser.

    The Ethical Hacker Network RSS News Feed 2010


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