SQL Injection Attacks to Gain Database Access is Alive and Well

Monday Dec 27th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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Repercussions from hacking credit card information along with personal identification data may be steep.

A report has surfaced that around 110,000 bank card details, as well as account information and personal identification data, has been hacked, by gaining access to databases through SQL injection no less, may have serious repercussions for company as this is in breach of the PCI DSS industry regulations. PCI regulations specifically state requirements for the storage of unencrypted credit card data along with authentication data, something this company may clearly not have done.
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