The Web Hacking Incidents Database 2009: Bi-Annual Report
The latest research into Web application hacking incidents shows a sharp rise in Web 2.0 threats.
Posted February 22, 2010
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.