Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Cross-site scripting (XSS), part of Foundations of Programming: Web Security.
We'll talk more about stealing cookies in a later movie.…So let me show you how it works.…First, let me give you an innocent example.…Let's imagine that we have a URL that's going to be coming in…from a GET request and it's going to contain an email address.…What we're going to do is take that email…address, whatever string has been given to us and…output it on the HTML page.…So in my code I would have email colon and…
This course is great for developers who want to secure their client's websites, and for anyone else who wants to learn more about web security.
- Why security matters
- What is a hacker?
- How to write a security policy
- Cross-site scripting (XSS)
- Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
- SQL injection
- Session hijacking and fixation
- Passwords and encryption
- Secure credit card payments
Skill Level Beginner
1. Security Overview
2. General Security Principles
3. Filtering Input, Controlling Output
4. The Most Common Attacks
5. Encryption and User Authentication
6. Other Areas of Concern
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