SQL Injection - Database Attack Revolution And Prevention

Ramakanth Dorai, Vinod Kannan

Abstract


SQL injection came with a bang and caused revolution in database attacking. In recent years, with the explosion in web-based commerce and information systems, databases have been drawing ever closer to the network and it is critical part of network security. This paper is incorporated with our research and firsthand experience in hacking the database by SQL injection. Database is the Storage Brain of a website. A hacked database is the source for Passwords and juicy information like credit card number, bank account number and every important thing that are forbidden. Importance should be given for preventing database exploitation by SQL injection. The aim of this paper is to create awareness among web developers or database administrators about the urgent need for database security. Our ultimate objective is to totally eradicate the whole concept of SQL injection and to avoid this technique becoming a plaything in hands of exploiters.


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