Thursday, December 2, 2010

What is Database and MY SQL Injections



In this i'll give you intro to the SQL Injections. Next post will give you detailed information about the SQL injections.

What is the Database?
  Datbase is an application that stores a collection of Data.Database offers various APIs for creating, accessing and managing the data it holds. And database(DB) servers can be integrated with our web development so that we can pick up the things we want from the database without much difficulties.


Database is a place that stores username,passwords and more details.  Database should be secured.  But providing high level security is not possible for all sites(much costlier or poor programming ). So Database of many websites is insecure or vulnerable(easily hackable).

Some List of Database are:
  • DB servers,
  • MySQL(Open source), 
  • MSSQL, 
  • MS-ACCESS, 
  • Oracle, 
  • Postgre SQL(open source), 
  • SQLite,
 What is SQL injection?
      SQL injection is Common and famous method of hacking  at present .  Using this method an unauthorized person can access the database of the website.  Attacker can get all details from the Database.

What an attacker can do?
  • ByPassing Logins
  • Accessing secret data
  • Modifying contents of website
  • Shutting down the My SQL server

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