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Security and web sites: how to find the causes of code injection attacks, validation techniques


So, after a thorough analysis of a web site’s performance, we’ve found out how vulnerable it is, and in how many ways it is so.  We talked about code injection attacks, and considered the causes of this type of vulnerability, perhaps also discovered that some of your web sites are open to such attacks.  Since the task of these articles is not only that of evalutating web sites’ weaknesses, but also of strengthening their defences – how do we go about finding and eliminating the vulnerabilities of our web sites?

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Security and Web sites: Code Injection

Security and Web sites: Code Injection

After talking about safety on the web in general, and having observed the enormous complexity behind the simple navigation of a website, you'll realize it's impossible to guarantee total security. But as web sites developers we can do much, starting with...

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Security and Web sites: What lies behind your site?

Security and Web sites: What lies behind your site?

When you can really be sure of having published a great site? When your casual  navigator is able to use it without reading instructions, tips and guides, in a natural way, focusing on content rather than on mechanical user interface. Simplicity is...

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Website security: what does it mean, and why you shouldn’t underestimate it?

Website security: what does it mean, and why you shouldn’t underestimate it?

Done! Another great website is ready to be released, and behind the elegance of an intuitive and simple user interface, of an efficient and accurate graphic layout are hidden thousands of HTML lines, blocks of Javascript code with innovative features...

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Cristian is a freelance computer, specialized in the design and production of websites and, more generally, technology and Internet related mischief.

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