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Reflected Cross Site Scripting

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are a type of injection attack, where scripts are injected into a tusted website application. There are sub categories of XSS attack, which work very differently. Generally, an XSS attack is performed using a browser side script, with the intent to run on a different users session.

The intent of an XSS attack is to steal cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information and divert this information to somewhere not intended. More information can be found on the OWASP website: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-site_Scripting_(XSS)

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Craig Godden-Payne

Craig Godden-Payne

Technologist who enjoys writing and working with software and infra. I write up all the things I learn as I go along to share the knowledge! beardy.digital

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