Symantec Site Vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting Assaults

xssAccording to Nemesis/t3am3lite (name of a website), Symantec’s site too is now open to XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks together with Iframe injections.

An XSS attack, according to security experts, launches when a web program collects vicious data from an end-user mostly via a hyperlink that carries malicious content inside it. Thus, as the end-user clicks on the hyperlink while on another site, or via any other mode of connection, the attacker compromises his data.

[Source: spamfighter]
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