I have read that both of them are conventionally the same. But there must be a few differences which differentiates the two terms. Anyone please explain.
I'm writing a web app that already uses TLS encrypted connections (HTTPS), Secure; HttpOnly session cookie, HMAC-SHA1 CSRF token, requires correct Referer header to avoid Login CSRF and changes ...
I was thinking about a situation to avoid session sharing or hijacking, validating the IP the user logged in against the ip that is accessing any page after log in. It was working until I figured it's ...
What I've Read I'm read the following resources on session fixation, but I'm still having difficulty understanding some aspects of this kind of vulnerability: Ruby on Rails Security Guide § ...
I've been doing some reading here about session ID handling, and have learned that it's generally a bad idea to include a session ID in the HTML source code, and/or on the query string. For example Is ...
I have been reading about cross-subdomain cookie attacks here. A quick overview of how it works (from Wikipedia): A web site www.example.com hands out subdomains to untrusted third parties One such ...
We currently have 2 sites http://www.foo.co.uk and https://secure.foo.com. The www site does not have an SSL certificate and is on a different domain. We have a login button on http://www.foo.co.uk ...
Given the following conditions, Session ID does not change upon login Session ID travels in form of HTTP cookie There is no cross site scripting/redirection vulnerability on the login page is it ...