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cross-site scripting (XSS)

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a security exploit which targets Web sites that accept user input but don't filter that input for common characters or strings used in scripts. More

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"XSS allows allows an attacker to manipulate code from a trusted website with data from an untrusted website." - Michael Heller

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    What do you call a group of programmers who are hired to expose security holes in new software?
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    API economy

    An organization can profit economically from an API by exposing features for use within a free application or by sharing content through a third party application.

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Big data ethics: Why the CIO needs to get involved

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