SQL Injection – Why the Heck Does this Keep Happening?!

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I’m decidedly old-school in a few of my habits. My morning routine, barring anything out of the ordinary, is one such example. Typically, I’ll get up between 6:30 to 7:00 am, grab my first cup of coffee, and then chat with my daughters for a few minutes before seeing them off to school. Next, I make a bowl of oatmeal (a great choice for diabetics like me), pour a second cup of coffee, and browse the local paper, The Tennessean, while I have breakfast. On the morning of August 5, I had the added pleasure of spewing said coffee and oatmeal all over my morning paper when I read the headlines: Russian gang stole 1.2 billion Net passwords.

Scanning the article, midway through the details, I saw that the hackers used good, ol’ fashioned SQL injection attacks. They target approximately 450,000 websites from small mom-and-pop shops to the very largest company websites. A bit later, I read more online from The New York Times article where the story first broke.

Read the rest of the article at http://www.dbta.com/Columns/SQL-Server-Drill-Down/Russian-Hackers-Steal-12b-Internet-Credentials-Or-Why-the-Heck-Does-this-Keep-Happening!-99182.aspx

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    SQL Injection – Why the Heck Does this Keep Happening?!

    I’m decidedly old-school in a few of my habits. My morning routine, barring anything out of the

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    SQL Injection – Why the Heck Does this Keep Happening?!

    I’m decidedly old-school in a few of my habits. My morning routine, barring anything out of the

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