by James C
The use of SQL injection attacks to penetrate and exploit company systems is second to denial-of-service attacks, but much more damaging to companies due to the loss or damage of vital data. The inception of hacktivist groups are no surprise to the world of cybercrime. The old saying “There’s power in number” completely applies in this instance. The minds of old and new have combined to keep many companies and law enforcements continuously for new methods of attacks.
In some aspects this new is good for incoming CIS students, knowing that the field is continuous in need of up-to-date personnel. So students coming out of college can expect to be tested from day one. On the flip side, this news also lends to idea that to be competitive in this field students must also continuously update themselves of new and upcoming technology changes.
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