January 30, 2007
Ajax fingerprinting for Web 2.0 applications
Anonymous Reader writes "Fingerprinting is an age old concept and one that adds great value to assessment methodologies. There are several tools available for fingerprinting and each one uses a different method – inspecting the TCP stack, ICMP responses, HTTP responses. With this evolution of Web 2.0 applications that use Ajax extensively, it is important to fingerprint Ajax tools, framework or library used by a particular web site or a page. This paper describes the method of doing Ajax fingerprinting with a simple prototype serving as an example."