Web application threats and vulnerabilities quiz answers

1.) The correct answer is: b. False

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2.) The correct answer is: d. path traversal attacks

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3.) The correct answer is: d. All of the above

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4.) The correct answer is: b. False

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5.) The correct answer is: a. Client-side data validation

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6.) The correct answer is: cross-site scripting

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7.) The correct answer is: b. False

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8.) The correct answer is: c. SQL injection

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9.) The correct answer is: d. All of the above

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10.) The correct answer is: a. True

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This was first published in January 2006

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