How to Break Web Software: Functional and Security Testing by Mike Andrews,James A. Whittaker

By Mike Andrews,James A. Whittaker

Rigorously try and increase the safety of your entire internet software program!


It’s as sure as dying and taxes: hackers will mercilessly assault your websites, functions, and prone. If you’re susceptible, you’d higher realize those assaults your self, ahead of the black hats do. Now, there’s a definitive, hands-on advisor to security-testing any Web-based software program: easy methods to holiday internet software program.


In this booklet, well known specialists tackle each type of net software program take advantage of: assaults on consumers, servers, nation, consumer inputs, and extra. You’ll grasp robust assault instruments and strategies as you discover dozens of an important, broadly exploited flaws in internet structure and coding. The authors display the place to appear for strength threats and assault vectors, how one can conscientiously attempt for every of them, and the way to mitigate the issues you discover. insurance contains


·   consumer vulnerabilities, together with assaults on client-side validation

·   State-based assaults: hidden fields, CGI parameters, cookie poisoning, URL leaping, and consultation hijacking

·   assaults on user-supplied inputs: cross-site scripting, SQL injection, and listing traversal

·   Language- and technology-based assaults: buffer overflows, canonicalization, and NULL string attacks

·   Server assaults: SQL Injection with kept methods, command injection, and server fingerprinting

·   Cryptography, privateness, and assaults on net services


Your net software program is mission-critical–it can’t be compromised. no matter if you’re a developer, tester, QA expert, or IT supervisor, this booklet can help you safeguard that software–systematically.

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