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XSS Police: Block accesses attempting to perform XSS attacks

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This class can block accesses attempting to perform cross-site scripting attacks.

It can look at a given request variable value and detect character sequences that can be used in cross-site scripting attacks.

If an eventual attack is detected, the class can add a record to a MySQL database table to mark the current access IP address to be blocked in future accesses.

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Cross-site scripting attacks can be dangerous to a site, as they can be used to steal cookies of users accessing a site and eventually allow a malicious person to access the site as if he was one of the other users.

This class can be used to prevent causing greater damage to a site by detecting eventual attempts to perform cross-site scripting attacks and blocking the accesses of computers that were used to perform such kind of attack attempts.

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Accessible without login Plain text file attack.sql Data mysql db file
Plain text file class.xss.police.php Class class file
Accessible without login Plain text file config.php Conf. config db
Accessible without login Plain text file index.php Example index page for test
Accessible without login HTML file police.html Data suspend page for attacker

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