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Researcher: Web services security risks largely ignored Print E-mail
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Source: ComputerWorld.com.au - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security During a conference presentation, researcher Alex Stamos outlined how a number of Web services technologies, including the AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) and the XQuery query language could be exploited by hackers to dig up secret information and attack systems. Web services is a catch-all expression used to describe a form of distributed computing that uses standards based on XML (Extensible Markup Language) to simplify the job of programming software. One of its key tenets is that Web services applications are extremely portable and can easily interact with different types of software.

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