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Bursztein CS 155 - Basic Web Security Model

Bursztein CS 155 - Basic Web Security Model

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Basic web security model
Elie Bursztein CS155
 Vulnerability Stats: web is “winning” 
Source: MITRE CVE trends
Majority of vulnerabilities now found in web software
Web security: two sides
Web browser: (client side)
 Attacks target browser security weaknesses
Result in:
Malware installation (keyloggers, bot-nets)
Document theft from corporate network 
Loss of private data
Web application code: (server side)
Runs at web site: banks, e-merchants, blogs
Written in PHP, ASP, JSP, Ruby,
Many potential bugs: XSS, XSRF, SQL injection
 Attacks lead to stolen CC#, defaced sites.

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