Author: jclocke

The Mirai Botnet

Botnet

Mirai is software that can takeover a large number of internet-connected devices for use in mass attacks on other systems.

Posted in Computer Security

What Is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)?

The Swindler

XSS is an abbreviation for Cross-Site Scripting, a type of computer vulnerability normally found in web applications.

Posted in Software Development

WordPress and the Panama Papers Breach

The sheer popularity of WordPress make it an obvious target of attack by malicious individuals or groups.

Posted in Software Development

Stored Procedures Do Not Protect from SQL Injection Attacks

SQL Stored Procedures are considered to be safe from SQL Injection Attacks, however this is not the case.

Posted in News

SQL Functions COALESCE and ISNULL

On the surface the differences between COALESCE and ISNULL seem minor. In practice there are many differences; some of which are significant.

Posted in Software Development