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Wal-Mart’s Website Subjected to SQL Attacks

According to Security Analysts at security services vendor, ScanSafe, on June 3, 2008, Wal-Mart's Website has been subjected to a Structured Query Language (SQL) injection attack. The attack has been exploiting security bugs in different editions of the Flash player plug-in, probably including the most recent April update 9.0.124.0.

According to the researchers, visitors, without the patches, could be channeled to a series of cross-referenced hostile domains, and thus be hit with various kinds of malware.

Mary Landesman, Researcher, ScanSafe said that aside Wal-Mart falling to the assault; the interesting part of it is the large number of criminal domains involved, as reported by TechWorld on June 4, 2008.

Earlier, when similar attacks occurred, the vicious source link...

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