Examine HTTP headers, including a review of the basics, the GET, POST, and HTTP methods, and HEAD. Cookies and their components, double encoding, and common characters used in web attacks are also covered.
SECOPS: HTTP Headers
- describe HTTP headers, HTTP basics, and various methods
- describe PUT, DELETE, TRACE, OPTIONS, CONNECT, content-type, user agent, and referrer fields in relation to HTTP headers
- describe HTTP headers, cookies and their components, double encoding, and common characters used in web attacks