Web Application Security presented at Chaos Communication Congress 23

by Viktoria Polzer,

Tags: Security Web

Summary : Extensive information on web application security mistakes (and how to avoid them) has been available for quite a while. Yet many web applications still come with flaws that are often easy to find and exploit. The currently hyped AJAX will probably increase the number of buggy applications, since it invites programmers to entrust critical tasks like input validation and access control to the browser - thereby making it easy for malicious users to bypass these checks.