Security researchers exercise AJAX attacks at Black Hat

Friday, 3 August 2007, 11:13 AM EST

The presence of AJAX code in Web applications continues to grow at a rapid pace, but many of the programs built using the language remain extremely vulnerable to various forms of attack, according to researchers with applications testing specialists SPI Dynamics.

Presenting at the Black Hat 2007 security conference in Las Vegas, Billy Hoffman, lead researcher in SPI's Labs group, and Bryan Sullivan, one of the Atlanta-based company's senior research engineers, detailed a number of methods through which they said many common AJAX applications can be targeted by malicious hackers.

At Computerworld.

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