MySpace filter was quite simple and did not stop Samy payload. XSS viruses propagate differently and do not cause wide network saturation that hampers infection rate. Traffic to/form web-server and not between peers.
It is worth mentioning that no malicious content is sent by the victim (as opposed to reflected XSS)
Input validation Positive security model. check all input for length, type, syntax, and business rules before accepting the data to be displayed or stored. Output encodingescaping &quot; Escaping &quot; is a technique used to ensure that characters are treated as data. Noxes Noxes provides an additional layer of protection that existing personal firewall do not support. a web proxy that fetches HTTP requests on behalf of the user’s browser. all web connections of the browser pass through Noxes and can either be blocked or allowed based on the current security policy.