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Penetration Testing: Protecting Networks and Systems by Kevin M. Henry

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CHAPTER 8: ATTACKING WEB APPLICATIONS

The Web provides business opportunities that would have been unimaginable only a decade or so ago. Every organization can reach customers globally and provide service, support and communications for clients, employees and business partners – no matter where in the world they are and what time zone they are in. However, the Web is also open for attack 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Attackers can pose a threat to an organization from any country, without ever stepping a foot in the country the organization operates in.

For the most part, hackers are lazy and will gravitate towards making the easiest types of attack. For that reason, we see instances where organizations have a common vulnerability for several ...

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