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Making the connection: Exposed data and consequences

October 2nd, 2009 by Agent Smith (0) Data Theft & Loss,DLP,Security Voyeurism,Sneak Peeks

Remember our recent post on Californian commuters being forced by the law to submit their private details to a site that was clearly exposing them and doing nothing about it?  While we emphasized the cause of the problem, an SQL injection vulnerability, and the fact that the site failed to fix it after its being reported, another security writer thought of exploring the consequences that could be triggered.

So here’s a fictional take on what could actually happen if anyone would exploit such a vulnerability, along with a few famous data theft cases that have rocked the security world, including the now world famous case of record holder Albert Gonzales.

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