August 31, 2010 - 22:26 EDT
The brand new Rails 3.0 by default escapes data used in views. This is great news, because it hopefully means the applications will be protected from XSS by default, as long as you stick to the built-in helpers (UrlHelper etc.).
October 24, 2006 - 14:27 EDT
Ruby on rails (RoR) is rapidly gaining popularity as a platform for developing web applications. However most tutorials teach you to write highly unsecure code that will allow attackers to exploit your applications. This is especially true for XSS (Cross Site Scripting).