Static Code analysis

What is Static Code analysis  Static Code analysis(Source code analysis) is usually performed as part of Code review and carried out at the software implementation phase of a Secure Software Development life Cycle (Secure SDLC).Static code analysis falls under white Box testing when considering  different type of the testing approaches.Static code analysis commonly refer to running [...]

Cross-site Scripting Attacks: Misunderstood and Dangerous

How misunderstood is it? In a large number of situations, cross-site scripting is compared to SQL-injection due to similarities in their practice of injecting malicious code into legitimate and trusted code. However, this is misguiding and demeaning to both attack categories. They are two quite independent beasts that work in very different contexts and arise [...]