Fear of SQL injections

Over the last couple of years, but especially the last 12 months, there has been an increase in the number of web servers around the world being attacked and compromised via ‘SQL Injection'.

3rd February, 2007

This sounds like a very painful procedure, and one that should only be accompanied with a general anaesthetic. The reality is far more mundane, but potentially more troublesome.

SQL Injection is best described as the manipulation of information that is transmitted from a web browser to a web server that is using an SQL-based database server for content management. This content can be anything from the images and text displayed to the customer details queried...

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