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Understanding Cross-Site Scripting: What Web Developers Need to Know

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On Saturday, March 22nd, 2008, the Epilepsy Foundation’s epilepsy support message board was victim to a cross-site scripting attack [1]. Users were assaulted with flashing images, triggering seizures and migraines [2]. This breaks my heart.

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