A cross site scripting attack is a very specific type of attack on a web application. It is used by hackers to mimic real sites and fool people into providing personal data.
XSS Vulnerabilities exist in 8 out of 10 Web sites
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Contains independent, bleeding edge research, code listings and exploits that can not be found anywhere else
Mr. Hansen (CISSP) is the CEO of SecTheory consulting. He has worked for Digital Island, Exodus Communications and Cable & Wireless in varying roles from Sr. Security Architect and eventually product managing many of the managed security services product lines. He also worked at eBay as a Sr. Global Product Manager of Trust and Safety, focusing on anti-phishing, anti-DHTML malware and anti-virus strategies. Later he worked as a director of product management for Realtor.com. Robert sits on the advisory board for the Intrepidus Group, Just Thrive, previously sat on the technical advisory board of ClickForensics and currently contributes to the security strategy of several startup companies.
Mr. Hansen authors content on Dark Reading and co-authored "XSS Exploits" by Syngress publishing. He sits on the NIST.gov Software Assurance Metrics and Tool Evaluation group focusing on web application security scanners and the Web Application Security Scanners Evaluation Criteria (WASC-WASSEC) group. He also speaks at SourceBoston, Toorcon, APWG, ISSA, TRISC, OWASP/WASC, Microsoft's Bluehat, Blackhat and Networld+Interop. Mr. Hansen is a member of Infragard, Austin Chamber of Commerce, West Austin Rotary, WASC, IACSP, APWG, he is the Industry Liaison for the Austin ISSA and contributed to the OWASP 2.0 guide.