Tag: sql injection

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FBI implores developers to finally eradicate SQL injections

FBI implores developers to finally eradicate SQL injections

The FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) argue that SQL injections should be a thing of the past. Despite developers' knowledge for two decades of how to prevent this type of attack, it continues to cause widespread exploits. SQL injections insert malicious code into S... Read more

date2 months ago
Bug in WordPress plugin exposes 600,000 vulnerable websites

Bug in WordPress plugin exposes 600,000 vulnerable websites

A plugin to make WordPress sites load faster is vulnerable to an SQL injection attack. WP Fastest Cache is deployed by more than a million websites. The majority of these sites (600,000) are still running a vulnerable version. It's easy to see why WP Fastest Cache is so popular: its creators pro... Read more

date6 months ago
GitHub Copilot gets major update to improve coding experience

GitHub Copilot gets major update to improve coding experience

The features are meant to improve the coding experience. One of the most notable updates is the inclusion of a "vulnerability filtering system" designed to prevent insecure coding patterns, such as SQL injection or hard-coded credentials. This will help reduce the likelihood of security vulnerab... Read more

date1 year ago
WordPress patches four serious threats ahead of version 5.9

WordPress patches four serious threats ahead of version 5.9

WordPress introduces an emergency patch for four critical vulnerabilities. WordPress 5.8.3 is available immediately. WP_Meta_Query and WP_Query, two of the content management system's classes, were found to be vulnerable to SQL injection attacks. Furthermore, XXS attacks were enabled by post slu... Read more

date2 years ago