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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability

Cross-site scripting(XSS) is a type ofcomputer securityvulnerabilitytypically found inWeb applications. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are a type of injection, in which malicious scripts are injected into trusted web sites.
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) is generally believed to be one of the most common application layer hacking techniques.
XSS is the hacking technique that leverages vulnerabilities in the code of a web application to allow an attacker to send malicious content from an end-user and collect some type of data from the victim.
An attacker can use XSS to send a malicious script to an unsuspecting user. The end user’s browser has no way to know that the script should not be trusted, and will execute the script. Because it thinks the script came from a trusted source, the malicious script can access any cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information retained by the browser and used with that site. These scripts can even rewrite the content of the HTML page.
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Night trekking @ Skandagiri Hills

Skandagiri Hill is situated in Chikballapur district of Karnataka, which is approximately 70 km from Bangalore. Skandagiri is also known as Kalavara Durga. The peak is at an altitude of about 1350 metres.
It was an amazing adventurous night trekking experience. We were a group of three friends and joined a group of five law students at the base. 
One of the ancient and oldest mutt of Karnataka - Papagni Mutt is located at the base.
Skandagiri trek is a moderately difficult trek, but if you are trekking in night you need to be extra cautious.
We started our journey towards the zenith at around 1:45 AM. It was a beautiful night with a bit strong breeze and a very light drizzle. Stretches were a bit slippery due to the rain. So, we were climbing slowly and cautiously, relaxing after every 15-20 minutes of climb. 
Finally we reached at the top and it took around 3 hours, for us, to reach to the top. 
We stayed there for quite some time ( around 3 hours) - enjoyed the Campfire, hot maggie and te…