SQL Injection Attacks News, Articles and Updates

Contestants launch nearly 39,000 attacks in Radware Hacker's Challenge

The first-ever US-based Radware Hacker's Challenge took place in NYC last week, daring pentesters, bug bounty hunters, and other security pros to launch attacks on a simulated network and website in a race against the clock.

Black-Hat uses SQL injection to your site to boost their SEO ranking

Instead of stealing your data, a criminal-run bot-net is using SQL injection to insert hidden links to boost the SEO of their own dodgey sites.

Netsparker: 2/3 of web applications are flawed

Internal code imperfections have lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injections, with 68 percent of web apps surveyed vulnerable according to application security company Netsparker.

Attack on vBulletin board password stokes concerns of wide-ranging zero-day hacks

Software vendor rushes out security patch hours after breach of infrastructure

SQL breach results in ICO fine

Preventable SQL attacks need to be tackled says the ICO following a breach fine on Worldview Limited for losing customer payment details.

UK's Racing Post leaks 677,000 customer names and passwords

SQL injection to blame for Racing Post incursion

Steady rise in complex web attacks in 2013

The actions of just a few gangs can signal a big shift in the industry as a whole - and strangely - the Target breach may have reduced activity by some players.