Lab8Assessment_Questions_Answers - 1 Why is it critical to...

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1. Why is it critical to perform a penetration test on a web application prior to production implementation? Answer: To make sure no one can penetrate your web application before you put it in a live situation 2. What is cross-site scripting attack? Explain in your own words Answer: Cross-site scripting is a type of computer security vulnerability typically found in web applications that enables attacks to inject client side script into web pages viewed by others. 3. What is reflective cross-site scripting attack? Answer: A reflective attack a type of computer security vulnerability it involves the web application dynamically generating a response using non-sanitized data from the client scripts, like Java scripts or VB script, in the data sent to the server will send back a page with the script. 4. What common method of obfuscation is used in most real world SQL attacks? Answer: Character scrambling in database and masking, nulling, rely on an array of built-in SQL Server system functions that are used for string manipulation.
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  • Winter '12
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  • World Wide Web, Web server, web applications

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