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what is cross scripting

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KittytheLearnerCook

KittytheLearnerCook Report 12 Apr 2013 11:10

I am on Windows 7 and every time I come onto this site a pop up says Internet Explorer has modified the page to prevent cross scripting.

It is slightly irritating but after googling I still don't understand what it is :-S

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 12 Apr 2013 11:27

It's when someone writes something on here in an angry manner lol

No seriously, cross site scripting or XSS is a way of hacking using things like javascript, Flash etc in web pages.
It can be used to steal data.
Internet Explorer 8 and above can block perceived malicious scripts from running so it is a security feature.
You can enable or disable the XSS filter if you wish.

KittytheLearnerCook

KittytheLearnerCook Report 12 Apr 2013 11:47

Oh thank you Errol..............I think I will just put up with it then. First time I saw it I though it said cross-stitching!!

I am not PC educated :-D <3

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Apr 2013 11:55

I would have gone for nasty letters :-D :-D