Increase in SQL injection attacks

Summer vacation’s over? More and more SQL injection attacks observed.

Since a week or so, I notice a huge increase in SQL injection attacks on various websites. Anyone else seeing the same SQL injection attacks lately? This increased SQL injection activity – on various web sites and databases – has the following characteristics:

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MySQL sleep() attacks

MySQL sleep() command injection attacks: how not validating your PHP user input can lead to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against websites and back-end database servers. Simply by putting “AND sleep(3)” in the address bar… Here is how to put a MySQL server to sleep, happy SQL injection!

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7 Snippets to use .htaccess as a Web Application Firewall

.htaccess to secure your website

Here are 7 .htaccess snippets for you to secure your website, by using .htaccess as a kind of Web Application Firewall (WAF). You can use this information to block exploits and rogue HTTP requests on your website.

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