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Protecting Innocent MySQL from SQL Injection

Protecting Innocent MySQL from SQL Injection

0Introduction   This is a brief guide on how to protect your innocent MySQL database from SQL injection attacks.   What is SQL Injection?   As the name suggests, SQL Injection occurs when the user injects SQL statements into your application.   How does this happen?   Say we have a simple login form that takes a username and password, and validates against the database. If the username and password is validated, the...

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Damn Vulnerable Web App – SQL Injection

Damn Vulnerable Web App – SQL Injection

1Introduction Damn Vulnerable Web App (DVWA) is a PHP/MySQL web application that is damn vulnerable and can be exploited easily.Its main goals are to be an aid for security professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment, help web developers better understand the processes of securing web applications and aid teachers/students to teach/learn web application security in a lab environment. Warning! Damn Vulnerable Web App...

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