How to Break Web Software: Functional and Security Testing of Web Applications and Web Services. Book & CD
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How to Break Web Software: Functional and Security Testing of Web Applications and Web Services. Book & CD

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Since its early days as an information exchange tool limited to academe, researchers, and the military, the web has grown into a commerce engine that is now omnipresent in all facets of our lifes. More websites are created daily and more applications are developed to allow users to learn, research, and purchase online. As a result, web development is often rushed, which in...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 12th 2006 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published February 2nd 2006)
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Eric Gragsone
Good overview for people new to web application security.
Daniel Schulte
Overall a really great book on testing web software. It is simple enough that I was able to learn a lot from it (I have barely done any web programming), but thorough enough that I understand cross-site-scripting (XSS) better than I did from my college security course. I would recommend this book to developers and testers alike.
Ben Klaasen
An excellent, practical introduction into the elements of security testing on Web applications. Introduces SQL Injection, cross-site scripting (xss) and recommends tools and techniques to turn you into a junior security analyst.
Debra
Dec 19, 2007 Debra rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: web developers
This book comes with a cd that has some testing tools which are very hard to find these days. Highly recommended.
Kevin Connery
Good, but nothing outstanding
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