With this article I want to start a series of articles about web applications security. This topic is truly interesting, sometimes challenging and, of course, very important for any web developer. Even if you think that your website is small and is not attractive to hackers, keep in mind that your website, if it is vulnerable, can be used to trick random users or even attack an external system. For example, using a security hole in your system an attacker can spread an exploit.
In this article I will talk about preventive measures against SQL Injections (aka SQLi). Those are preventive measures that may help in case you have legacy code, or someone in your team accidentally (or blindly) writes code vulnerable to SQLi.Continue reading