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Nowadays, there are a lot of challenges faced in web applications. One of these vulnerable is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) which is commonly vulnerable to web applications. Attackers often look for security vulnerabilities in these apps so that they can steal sensitive information. Attackers may also break into the web apps and take full administrative rights masquerading to be the real legal users. This report focuses on cross-site scripting (XSS).

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