I am looking at how to secure a web site against getting its session cookie stolen. These are the controls that I know are widely known/used: HTTPS Everywhere Only use a securely created random ...
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 ...
I came across a session management class in PHP which encrypts session data in the session storage folder (i.e., /tmp) and can be decrypted later in your script using a key. I was wondering if it's ...
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 ...
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 ...
From my understanding if i am not wrong in session fixation attacks. The attacker login into the server as a legitimate user and creates a valid session. He then the tricks the compromised user to use ...