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

by Imperva

Authored on: Jun 21, 2012

Download Organizations of all sizes, and even Lady Gaga, are under SQL injection (SQLi) attack. According to Privacyrights.org, 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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