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SQL Attack on BusinessWeek Site Results in Malware Infection

BusinessWeek.com, a Website of the world's reputed magazine BusinessWeek that recently (in the 2nd week of September 2008) publicly launched Business Exchange, a social network meant for industry leaders and other readers, has been attacked by a SQL technique.

According to security software provider, Sophos, hackers have attacked the site in a bid to infect visitors' systems with malware.

Furthermore, a large number of pages in one section of the Website that presents information on potential employers for MBA students have been affected.

Sophos further says that hackers launched the SQL attack - where security flaw of a site is exploited to inject malware into the database that runs the site - to execute malicio...

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