Title: Lethality of SQL injection against current and future internet technologies

Authors: Al-Sakib Khan Pathan; Diallo Abdoulaye Kindy

Addresses: Department of Computer Science, Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Jalan Gombak, 53100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ' CustomWare, Suite 3B-3A-3, Level 3A (Block 3B), Plaza Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Abstract: SQL injection attack is often used as the underlying technology for hacking, which has made significant number of news headlines in recent years. A vast majority of the readers do not have a clear idea how SQL injection attack is used for hacking. In this article, we analyse this technology from necessary angles and discuss how this could be a significant potential threat for the future web and internet technologies.

Keywords: SQL injection attacks; lethality; future web technologies; future internet technologies; database; next-generation internet; hacking; programming.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCSE.2014.060720

International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, 2014 Vol.9 No.4, pp.386 - 394

Available online: 27 Apr 2014

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