The Web Hacking Incidents Database 2009: Bi-Annual Report

Monday Feb 22nd 2010 by Staff

The latest research into Web application hacking incidents shows a sharp rise in Web 2.0 threats.

Breach: What are the biggest security threats to Web applications? Here are some highlights of the latest research:

  • 19 percent of security incidents targeted Web 2.0 features.
  • 1 in 5 incidents attacked social networking sites like Twitter or Facebook.
  • 28 percent of attacks result in site defacement.
  • SQL injection was the most common attack vector.
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