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Web Application Security Attack List

Web Application Security & Common Attacks

The SecureSphere Web Application Firewall can detect and block the following Web application threats:

  • Anonymous Proxy Vulnerabilities
  • Brute Force Login
  • Buffer Overflow
  • Cookie Injection
  • Cookie Poisoning
  • Corporate Espionage
  • Credit Card Exposure
  • Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Data Destruction
  • Directory Traversal
  • Drive-by-Downloads
  • Forceful Browsing
  • Form Field Tampering
  • Google Hacking
  • HTTP Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)
  • HTTP Response Splitting
  • HTTP Verb Tampering
  • Illegal Encoding
  • Known Worms
  • Malicious Encoding
  • Malicious Robots
  • OS Command Injection
  • Parameter Tampering
  • Patient Data Disclosure
  • Phishing Attacks
  • Remote File Inclusion Attacks
  • Sensitive Data Leakage (Social Security Numbers, Cardholder Data, PII, HPI)
  • Session Hijacking
  • Site Reconnaissance
  • Site Scraping
  • SQL Injection
  • Web server software and operating system attacks
  • Web Services (XML) attacks
  • Zero Day Web Worms


Learn More
Want to learn more about Web application attacks? View the security Glossary maintained by the Imperva Application Defense Center (ADC).