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Web Application Obfuscation by David Lindsay, Gareth Heyes, Eduardo Alberto Vela Nava, Mario Heiderich

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Chapter 10. Future developments
Information in this chapter:
• Impact on Current Applications
• HTML5
• Other Extensions
• Plug-ins
Abstract:
As this book has pointed out, Web application security is difficult to master, mostly because it requires a full understanding of the security model that browsers and plug-ins implement. With that in mind, this chapter discusses the current security status of the Web, and explains how the Web security model works, its design problems, and solutions that are being developed to resolve those problems. It also discusses how an attacker can use the interaction among the several technologies involved, including HTTP, plug-ins, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, and XML, to endanger the browser's security, and how developers ...

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