How many different ways XSS attacks can occur?

 Posted by Rajkatie on 4/18/2012 | Category: JavaScript Interview questions | Views: 2274 | Points: 40

XSS attacks can be categorized into following three categories:

1) Stored: The attack is saved into a persistent storage medium such as a database or file.

2) Reflected: Non-persistent attacks needing a delivery method to initiate the attack such an email or malicious form.

3) DOM based XSS: This attack manipulates the DOM to execute the attack payload. It is less well known.

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