Anatomy of a Web attack
Understanding the most common attack types
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: February 03, 2009
More applications are being hosted on the Internet than ever before. Everything from databases to services is moving to a Web-based format. As a matter of course, this increased number of applications and services on the Internet has led to an ever-increasing number of attacks targeted at them. Learn how some of the more popular attacks work so that you can protect your organization.
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