Explore the latest news and trends  

Sign up for our weekly security newsletter

Be the first to receive important updates on security


“Third Wave” SQL Injection Attack More Intricate

The recent SQL injection attack, which damaged at least half a million Websites, is now in the "third wave" of activity that is more resistive to conventional security measures, say security researchers at IBM.

After tracking SQL injection attacks over the past 5-6 years, Research Manager for the X-Force Technology, David Dewey at IBM's Internet Security Systems unit said that the latest attack was one of the highly complex obfuscation he had ever seen, as reported by NETWORKWORLD on May 15, 2008.

As is evident from various reports, the SQL injection attacks happen when a hacker inserts a malicious JavaScript code into a database server that in turn creates at least one malicious script and plants it onto computers of users who access the hostile Website. That prom...

» SPAMfighter News - 5/27/2008

3 simple steps to update drivers on your Windows PCSlow PC? Optimize your Slow PC with SLOW-PCfighter!Email Cluttered with Spam? Free Spam Filter!

Dear Reader

We are happy to see you are reading our IT Security News.

We do believe, that the foundation for a good work environment starts with fast, secure and high performing computers. If you agree, then you should take a look at our Business Solutions to Spam Filter & Antivirus for even the latest version of Exchange Servers - your colleagues will appreciate it!

Go back to previous page