HII Report: An Anatomy of a SQL Injection Attack (SQLi)

by Imperva

Jun 20, 2012

Download Organizations of all sizes, and even Lady Gaga, are under SQL injection (SQLi) attack. According to, SQLi has contributed to 83% of successful hacking-related data breaches since 2005. Can your organization afford this type of attack?

This report analyzes SQLi attack variants that allow the evasion of simple signature-based defense mechanisms, investigates automated SQLi tool kits, such as Sqlmap and Havij, and recommends a three-fold approach to defeat SQLi.

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