SQL attacks take off in last year

December 14, 2009

[From SecurityFocus]

Online attacks against databases have taken off in the past 18 months, according to data released by IBM’s X-Force security team.

In May 2008, IBM’s customers encounters about 2,500 SQL injection attacks every day. By midsummer 2009, the technology giant’s product were seeing 600,000 database attacks per day on average, said Tom Cross, a security researcher at IBM.

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