24 April 2012

Definition: XSS

Note: It is for private use only really.If you interesting in good explanation, use link provided on end of this note.

XSS is an abbreviation of cross-site scripting and it  a security exploit that allows crackers to interfere with your program’s logic by inserting their own logic and cause  causing a user's Web browser to execute a malicious script. Common exploitations can be used  for example in  form or search engine boxes.

Definition used  words from following sources:
http://oreilly.com/ruby/excerpts/ruby-learning-rails/ruby-glossary.html
http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia_term/0,1233,t=XSS&i=57401,00.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-site_scripting
http://www.testingsecurity.com/how-to-test/injection-vulnerabilities/XSS-Injection <read this article!