The Most Common Application-level Hack Attacks

Watchfire has published a whitepaper on the most common application-level hack attacks

It lists the most common attacks on web-forms which are used to collect personal, classified and confidential information.

  • Manipulating cookie information
  • Manipulation of hidden fields
  • Changing parameters
  • Buffer overflow
  • Cross-site scripting
  • and many more

The paper also outlines a guideline for developing secure web applications.

By giving away your details you can register to receive this whitepaper at