Sister site CNET TV has launched a new show called Hacks. In the first episode, Executive Editor Tom Merritt examines the basic principles behind SQL injection attacks. Merritt provides two examples of how malicious individuals can use SQL injection attacks to gain unauthorized access to a Web site—such as those using popular blogging software.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.