Latest SQL injection Stories

LulzSec Hacker Arrested For 2011 Sony Attack
2012-08-29 12:18:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A second member of the global hacking collective “LulzSec” has surrendered to US authorities for his help in the 2011 attacks on Sony Computer Corp. 20 year-old Raynaldo Rivera of Tempe, Arizona was indicted by a grand jury last week on charges stemming from his participation in the Sony hack, including charges of conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer. The indictment was returned on August...

2012-07-12 16:21:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yet another web service has been compromised this morning as hackers have stolen and leaked more than 453,000 Yahoo Voices accounts and passwords. According to Ars Technica, the hackers say they retrieved the accounts and passwords from Yahoo´s server in plain text. The hacking collective, known as D33Ds Company, said they were able to break into Yahoo´s subdomain using an SQL injection. These SQL injections input...

Notorious Hacker TinKode Arrested In Romania
2012-02-02 05:44:43

Romanian police have arrested the hacker who gained notoriety for hacking into Pentagon and NASA computer systems. Razvan Manole Cernaianu, a 20-year-old who goes by the Internet name TinKode, allegedly revealed security holes and published information about SQL injection vulnerabilities he discovered. The Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) said the hacker also offered a computer program to hack into websites on his blog, and published a video...

2011-07-25 10:35:00

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperva, the data security leader, released today the results of the Imperva 2011 Web Application Attack Report (WAAR), which revealed that web applications, on average, experience twenty seven attacks per hour, or roughly one attack every two minutes. The WAAR, created as a part of Imperva's ongoing Hacker Intelligence Initiative, offers insight into actual malicious web application attack traffic over a period of six months, December...

2010-06-02 07:00:00

DENVER, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how proficient programmers are at making secure software, it will never be perfect--we will always have to contend with incomplete or inadequate code. Most efforts at dealing with bad code have focused on shoring it up from the outside: limiting network access or watching for suspicious behavior. For years we have focused on eliminating well-known classes of defects, such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) and while this is a battle...

2010-05-03 13:33:00

BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What: In the first of the Safelight Security Advisors Lightning Talk Series, CEO Rob Cheyne will discuss "An Introduction to SQL Injection," at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter meeting, Monday, May 3. Rob will cover the methodology used by professional attackers, along with detailed demonstrations of one of the most common and dangerous OWASP Top 10 issues. After demonstrating how SQL injection can be used to run system...

2010-01-26 10:11:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureWorks®, Inc., a leading global provider of information security services protecting 2,700 clients worldwide, reported today that attempted hacker attacks launched at its healthcare clients doubled in the fourth quarter of 2009. Attempted attacks increased from an average of 6,500 per healthcare client per day in the first nine months of 2009 to an average of 13,400 per client per day in the last three months of 2009. Attempted...

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