Top Website Vulnerabilities of 2010

By HTMLGoodies Staff

Over 2010, many website vulnerabilities were exposed by hackers. Web hacks that endangered online banking transactions was the number one new web hack in a list of the top 10 list created by security experts.

The web hack that attacks banking transactions--which is called the Padding Oracle Crypto Attack--takes advantage of Microsoft's ASP.NET Web framework and how it protects AES encryption cookies.

Other hacks included the Evercookie, which uses a JavaScript hack to create cookies that hide in eight different places within a web browser, Hacking Autocomplete, which enables a malicious script to force the browser to fill in personal data from a user's computer, and Attacks against HTTPS using Cache Injection.

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