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Windows 7: MySQL.com hacked via... SQL injection vuln *facepalm*

28 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
MySQL.com hacked via... SQL injection vuln *facepalm*

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MySQL.com was hacked over the weekend via an attack which used a blind SQL injection exploit to pull off the pawnage.
Hackers extracted usernames and password hashes from the site, which were subsequently posted to pastebin.com. Any easy to guess login credentials could be easily extracted from this data using rainbow tables to match dictionary passwords to their hash values.

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28 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

That's interesting. I've read quite a few articles about sites compromised because of an SQL injection attack, but to see the maker? of SQL compromised by it ...maybe they will start getting their act together and secure SQL?

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MySQL.com was hacked over the weekend via an attack which used a blind SQL injection exploit to pull off the pawnage.
Hackers extracted usernames and password hashes from the site, which were subsequently posted to pastebin.com. Any easy to guess login credentials could be easily extracted from this data using rainbow tables to match dictionary passwords to their hash values.

Read More ...
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28 Mar 2011   #3
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StalkeR View Post
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MySQL.com was hacked over the weekend via an attack which used a blind SQL injection exploit to pull off the pawnage.
Hackers extracted usernames and password hashes from the site, which were subsequently posted to pastebin.com. Any easy to guess login credentials could be easily extracted from this data using rainbow tables to match dictionary passwords to their hash values.

Read More ...
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