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Simple Tips to Prevent SQL Injection Vulnerability

As seen from the previous articles, SQL injection has the ability to attack a web server database, compromise critical information, and expose the server and the database to a variety of malicious exploits; however, there are measures that can be applied to mitigate SQL injection attacks. Use of these practices does not guarantee that SQL […]

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50 Important terms related to Database – Updated List 2017

1. Character Set: A character set is a specification that determines the set of codes used to represent the characters of a particular language or set of languages. Among the oldest character sets is the ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) character set, in which the letter A is coded by the integer 65. […]

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Web Application Hacking Methodology

Web application hacking is not just about using automated tools to find common vulnerabilities. It is indeed a methodological approach that, if followed, would help reveal many more flaws and potential security vulnerabilities. The following section describes the systematic approach and process to be followed for testing the security of web applications. 1. Analyzing web applications The […]

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Maintaining Access with Web Backdoors [Weevely]

Once a web server and its services have been compromised, it is important to ensure that secure access can be maintained. This is usually accomplished with the aid of a web shell—a small program that provides stealth backdoor access and allows the use of system commands to facilitate post-exploitation activities. Kali comes with several web shells; here […]