Cross Site Scripting: Detection Approaches in Web Application

  • Wasef A
  • Fitri Z
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—Web applications have become one of the standard platforms for service releases and representing information and data over the World Wide Web. Thus, security vulnerabilities headed to various type of attacks in web applications. Amongst those is Cross Site Scripting also known as XSS. XSS can be considered as one of the most popular type of threat in web security application. XSS occurs by injecting the malicious scripts into web application, and it can lead to significant violations at the site or for the user. This paper highlights the issues (i.e. security and vulnerability) in web application specifically in regards to XSS. In addition, the future direction of research within this domain is highlighted.




Wasef, A., & Fitri, Z. (2016). Cross Site Scripting: Detection Approaches in Web Application. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 7(10).

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