What is Path Traversal?

Path Traversal, or, as it is otherwise known, Directory Traversal, refers to an attack through which an attacker may trick a web application into reading and subsequently divulging the contents of files outside of the root directory of the application, or the web server. Path Traversal attacks typically manipulate web application inputs by using the […]

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