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Posts Tagged ‘SQL Injection’

The Importance of Web Application Scanning

The art of hacking a computer, operating system, and application has evolved over time. What was once seen as relatively simple hacks have been suppressed due to various intrusion prevention mechanisms developed by network security companies. Breaching a company’s perimeter to gain direct unauthorized access to an organization’s network is not as simple as it…

Post by Morey Haber August 23, 2010
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Mass Infection via SQL Injection of IIS Websites

Multiple security outlets have released reports regarding a mass SQL injection attack that has compromised a large number of public websites – Google search results currently show that over 100,000 pages have been infected. This attack targets Microsoft IIS servers running both ASP and MSSQL.  The automated injection routine appears to leverage a vulnerability in…

Post by Chris Silva June 9, 2010
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