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New SQL attacks emerge

by Marianna Schmudlach / August 8, 2008 3:18 PM PDT

Chinese sites targeted en masse

Written by Shaun Nichols in San Francisco

vnunet.com, 09 Aug 2008

Security researchers are warning of a new round of SQL attacks being reported.

Researchers at F-Secure are reporting an outbreak of attacks that mainly target Chinese sites.

Attackers have been using SQL vulnerabilities to inject malicious code into individual web pages. The code then redirects the user to an attack page, which attempts to exploit a number of vulnerabilities on the user's system and install malware.

More: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2223618/sql-attacks-emerge

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