Most websites are still vulnerable to cross site scripting

According to IMRG, online shopping should hit 180 million per day leading up to Christmas, i.e. more than double the 82 million average for the rest of the year. But with retail web applications being bombarded by Christmas shoppers will they also be able to cope with the inevitable rise of security threats?

A lack of focus on web application security, less rigour in Web programming, increasing complex software, and restrictions on Web security testing have combined to make flaws in Web software the most reported security issues this year. Today, 7 out of 10 web sites are vulnerable cross-site scripting, the most serious threat to data compromise.Security Park - Most websites are still vulnerable to cross-site scripting

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 5th December 2006 11:38PM