Content Spoofing

by Bhavesh Naik
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Pen Testing & Audits

According to WhiteHat Security’s annual study of about 15,000 websites, 86% had at least one serious hole that hackers could exploit, and content spoofing is one such prevalent vulnerability, identified in over half of the sites. The top 15 vulnerability classes for websites are said to be information leakage, XSS (cross site scripting), SQL injection, CSRF (cross site request forgery), brute force, content spoofing, insufficient transport layer protection, insufficient authorization, fingerprinting, session fixation, URL redirection, direction indexing, abuse of functionality, predictable resource location, and finally, response splitting.