Chasing vulnerabilities for fun and profit

Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 11:46 AM EST

Cross-site scripting attacks have recently shot into the spotlight following a high-profile MySpace worm and banks taking extra measures to stop phishing. In a guest column for BetaNews, security expert Jeremiah Grossman delves into the XSS problem with a peek inside the world of those hunting down security flaws.

By Jeremiah Grossman at BetaNews.

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