12 2008

SQL Injection Example

By Steve | No Comments

Here is a good example of how hackers use SQL Injection to access data. The example here is only one of many possible attacks that hackers can use to access (or destroy) information on your site so its very important to implement security measures to protect your site.

More detail on what SQL Injection is:

What is a SQL Injection bug? – Joel on software

SQL Injection walkthrough – SecuriTeam

Protecting Your PHP/MySQL Queries from SQL Injection – Metatitan

SQL Injection – WikiPedia
As a bonus here is an old xkcd cartoon about sanitizing your database inputs:

Little Bobby tables