Hacking a SQL Server

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 10:51 AM EST

Hacking into Web servers and replacing home pages with pictures of scantily clad females and clever, self-ingratiating quips is all fine and dandy, but what can we do about hackers intent on doing more than defacing a few pages? Sooner or later you'll be up against an opponent intent on taking your most valuable assets either for spite or profit.

In this article we'll outline how attackers footprint, attack, and compromise SQL Server, followed by solutions for mitigating these threats.

By Joel Scambray and Stuart McClure at EE Product Center.

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