Where are the greatest Web-related security threats today? Analysis of Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID)
reveals that in 2009 social networks were at the greatest risk, malware and defacement remained the most common outcome of Web attacks, and SQL injection was the most common attack vector. Here’s a deeper dive on the findings and what you can do about them.
Perhaps not surprisingly, analysis of Web hacking incidents reveals that social network sites such as Twitter and Facebook are becoming premier targets for hackers. One in five incidents (19 percent) between January and June 2009 targeted social network sites, making them the most commonly attacked market.