Hijacking Websites for Hacktivism (part 2)

In the first post of this series I outlined my plan for the upcoming U.S. election. I’ll find unvarnished information about the candidates from sources like public records, create a website to display that information, and then re-route web traffic from the candidates’ own URL’s to my website. So far we’ve covered setting up the servers and collecting public information.

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SQL Injection Attack: Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow?

SQL injection attacks have been in the news lately given two recent highly publicized attacks against security vendors.  According to a recent IBM report, SQL injection attacks increased 30X between this past summer and the end of 2008 and resulted in a 50 percent increase in the number of malicious URLs hosting exploits.

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