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What does XSS stand for?

XSS stands for Cross-Site Scripting

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Volume 3 includes several new areas of analysis including a deep dive on the software industry, quarterly trending information on the prevalence of common vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) errors, a study of flaw remediation behavior, and software developer education and training statistics.
To date, the HII has released research on four significant cybercrime activities, including: pyramid-scam phishing scheme; start-to-finish execution of a cross-site scripting attack; new type of DDoS attack; as well as the publication of 32m passwords.
The upcoming release will feature a far more extensive set of security enhancements than previously expected, particularly in relation to blocking cross-site scripting attack.
Securing Web sites against data theft, denial of service or defacement, the Barracuda Web Site Firewall blocks or cloaks attacks, such as SQL injections, cross-site scripting attacks or buffer overflows, while preventing outbound data leakage.
Case studies explain techniques for evaluating vulnerabilities to brute force browsing, buffer overruns, cookie tampering, cross-site scripting, denial of service, format strings, integer overflows, password and spoofing attacks, and SQL injection.