By Billy Hoffman, Bryan Sullivan
The Hands-On, useful consultant to fighting Ajax-Related safety Vulnerabilities
More and extra websites are being rewritten as Ajax functions; even conventional computer software program is speedily relocating to the internet through Ajax. yet, all too frequently, this transition is being made with reckless fail to remember for protection. If Ajax functions aren’t designed and coded accurately, they are often vulnerable to way more risky defense vulnerabilities than traditional internet or laptop software program. Ajax builders desperately want information on securing their functions: wisdom that’s been nearly most unlikely to discover, until now.
Ajax Security systematically debunks today’s most threatening myths approximately Ajax protection, illustrating key issues with specified case reviews of tangible exploited Ajax vulnerabilities, starting from MySpace’s Samy bug to MacWorld’s convention code validator. much more vital, it grants particular, up to the moment thoughts for securing Ajax functions in every one significant internet programming language and setting, together with .NET, Java, Hypertext Preprocessor, or even Ruby on Rails. You’ll learn the way to:
· Mitigate specific hazards linked to Ajax, together with overly granular net prone, program keep watch over movement tampering, and manipulation of application logic
· Write new Ajax code extra safely—and determine and fasten flaws in present code
· keep away from assaults in accordance with XSS and SQL Injection—including a perilous SQL Injection variation which may extract a complete backend database with simply requests
· Leverage safety equipped into Ajax frameworks like Prototype, Dojo, and ASP.NET AJAX Extensions—and realize what you continue to needs to enforce in your own
· Create safer “mashup” applications
Ajax Security should be an vital source for builders coding or keeping Ajax purposes; architects and improvement managers making plans or designing new Ajax software program, and all software program safety execs, from QA experts to penetration testers.
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