Types of Application Attacks
Some attacks work specifically against websites or applications. This video will discuss some basic application attacks such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks, buffer overflow attacks, integer overflow attack, directory traversal command injection attack, lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) injection attack, extensible markup language (XML) injection attack, and zero day attacks. You will how an attacker performs each type of attack. As you watch this video, think about why an attacker might attack an application instead of a network. What is the best defense against application attacks?