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Hacking the JSP servlet Application

Pranit Sonawane
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Joined: Jul 29, 2011
Posts: 155

Hi I'm planning to build a JSP - Servlet Online banking application. All I need to know I mean every single thing for providing the security to the application. like sql injection n all..!! please help me with this.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Security is a huge field, that we can't begin to cover in a forum post. Start reading here:

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kartik hedau

Joined: Feb 12, 2013
Posts: 8
try this
J. Kevin Robbins

Joined: Dec 16, 2010
Posts: 983

Don't waste your time with anything on You'll just learn bad habits and pick up bad code.

As for the security issue, you're asking for a two year education in a forum post. I don't mean to sound harsh, but without an extensive background in security I can pretty much guarantee that anything you design will be so full of holes that a 12 year old could hack it in less than 30 minutes.

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Marshall Blythe
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Joined: Feb 26, 2013
Posts: 32
As the others here have mentioned, security isn't trivial. It takes time, research, and experience (and patience!) to master. I recommend that you start by taking a look at the reference materials available at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Here are some examples:

  • OWASP Top 10 2013
  • Developer Guide
  • Cheat Sheets

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