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SQL stuff

Discussion in 'Software' started by zxspectrum, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. zxspectrum

    zxspectrum Gigabyte Poster Premium Member

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    We have started doing SQL at uni and this got me wondering, is there any relation to SQL injection which i associate with hacking ????

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  2. zebulebu

    zebulebu Terabyte Poster

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    Yes. SQL Injection is a hacking methodology which involves running queries against databases that aren't supposed to be permitted. It relies on poorly coded applications that don't effectively sanitise user input - allowing a user to arbitrarily execute code against the back-end database.
     
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