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Ajax Security by Bryan Sullivan, Billy Hoffman

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9Offline Ajax Applications

Myth: Offline Ajax applications have minimal security issues because they are only occasionally connected to the Internet.

Offline Ajax applications tend to rely on client-side code even more than Ajax applications. As a result, offline applications suffer even more from code transparency issues than their online counterparts. In addition, offline frameworks like Google Gears provide more features to client-side code, such as SQL databases. Because of these additional features, offline applications can suffer from unique new problems like client-side SQL Injection.

Offline Ajax Applications

Offline Ajax applications are Web applications that can be used even when you are not connected to the Internet. The architecture ...

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