Web applications are becoming more and more popular, replacing traditional desktop programs at an accelerated rate. With all these new apps out on the web comes a variety of security implications associated with being connected to the internet where anyone can poke and prod at them. One of the simplest, yet most prevalent types of security flaws found in modern web apps is SQL injection.
A typical web app doesn’t actually store any information in the app itself, but rather it communicates with a backend database where information is stored. These requests are handled by SQL queries in which… more