Web services pose growing security risk

Friday, 7 April 2006, 3:26 PM EST

In their rush to implement Web services, some companies may be exposing themselves to new security risks that they may not fully understand, a security researcher said at the CanSecWest/core06 conference.

During a conference presentation, researcher Alex Stamos outlined how a number of Web services technologies, including the AJAX and the XQuery query language could be exploited by hackers to dig up secret information and attack systems.

At InfoWorld.

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