One of the primary issues in the database world is SQL injection – it’s prevalent to such an extent that even OWASP continuously lists it as the #1 threat targeting web applications. SQL injection can have many types, and one of these types is blind SQL injection – in this blog post, we will go through just how harmful such an attack can be.
What Is SQL Injection? What Are Its Categories?
SQL injection is the main attack directed at databases – an application is vulnerable to SQL injection when an input provided by a user is forwarded straight into a database without being sanitized and properly dealt with.