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CyberPop – Define Code Injection

Author: ginasilvertree | Published on May 27, 2016 | Views: 1888

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Today’s Question: Define Code Injection

Answer: An attack or pentest that introduces malicious code into a software application, which executes the code when the application is opened. Examples include SQL injection, which can compromise or modify information in a database and cross-site scripting, which can allow attackers or pentesters to hijack user accounts or display fraudulent content.

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