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Hacker Intelligence Summary Report – An Anatomy of a SQL Injection Attack
SQL injection (SQLi) attacks have been on the rise and becoming widely-known, even outside of the circle of security professionals, with breaches victimizing a number of organizations including Sony, Nokia and even Lady Gaga. SQLi is probably the most expensive and costly attack since it is mainly used to steal data, so it’s important to understand what it is and what measures to take to defend against them.
This report discusses some challenges of – and solutions to – SQLi attacks targeting Web applications, as well as explores:
- How prevalent SQL injection attacks have become
- How attacks are executed
- How hackers are innovating SQLi attacks to bypass security controls
- And more