Cross-Site Scripting

What is Cross-Site Scripting Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a client-side code injection attack. The web security vulnerability allows an attacker to compromise the interactions that users have with a vulnerable application. In XSS attacks, a hacker executes malicious scripts in a victim’s web browser by including malicious code in a legitimate web page or web application. In this case, the cybercriminal circumvents the same-origin policy designed to segregate different websites from each other. The actual attack occurs when a victim visits the web page or web application that executes the malicious code. The web page or web app becomes a … Read more