asp.net 1.1 provides auto-protection from scripting attacks

Did you know that ASP.NET v1.1 automatically checks for possible scripting attacks when users enter info into you forms? I didn’t! I learned it in my prep for my DevDays session.

So this:

(with Errors =”Off” in web.config) results in this: (click to enlarge)

This protection is on by default. It is controlled in a few places. See this article on Microsoft’s ASP.NET site for more details.

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