AJAX can amplify security threats, analysts say

Monday, 19 June 2006, 1:25 AM EST

Organizations considering the use of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) technologies to create more dynamic Web sites need to ensure they are not inadvertently opening doors into otherwise secure applications, analysts warned. While AJAX by itself doesn't create new security risks, it has a tendency to amplify the seriousness of several well-understood threats, including SQL injections, cross-site scripting and denial-of-service attacks, they said.

At Computerworld.

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