Social Networks' XSS Worms

@article{Faghani2009SocialNX,
  title={Social Networks' XSS Worms},
  author={Mohammad Reza Faghani and Hossein Saidi},
  journal={2009 International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={1137-1141}
}
Cross Site Scripting Worms, are malicious programs that propagates through visitors of a website in attempt to infect other visitors progressively. Cross site scripting vulnerabilities are exploited in many forms; one of the common forms is using worms on popular social websites, such as MySpace and Facebook. In this paper first we suggest a general model based on our discussions. Then we simulate the propagation of a sample worm in a virtual social network to see if the model conforms to… CONTINUE READING
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