Is AJAX a security risk?

Monday, 13 February 2006, 1:59 AM EST

Forum Systems' VulCon XML security-alert service recently warned that AJAX could expose browsers to potential security problems. Because AJAX takes advantage of JavaScript to parse and execute commands on server data--and because those functions are visible right in the source of the page--there's real danger that client systems could come under attack.

At Network Computing.

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