Application security encompasses measures taken throughout the application's life-cycle to prevent exceptions in the security policy of an application or the underlying system (vulnerabilities) through flaws in the design, development, deployment, upgrade, or maintenance of the application.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Web Developer

Web Developer is a Mozilla Add-on having many different features like cookie manipulation, disable java script to by pass client side validation, show comments, display element information, image file size, topographic information and etc. which makes the security tester life easy.

After installing Web Developer, this will appear in the browser which has different tabs like disable, cookies, CSS, forms, images, information, miscellaneous and etc. 

The disable tab is used to disable the javascript, meta redirects, popup blocker, disable proxy and etc.

Using the cookie tab tester can manipulate application cookie like clear existing cookie, force the application to accept any specific cookie and view cookie information like parameter name, value, path,  secure flag.

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