According to the Justice Department, the suspects used a sophisticated hacking technique called an “SQL injection attack,” which “seeks to exploit computer networks by finding a way around the network’s firewall to steal credit card and debit information.”
OK, those of you that know this stuff… SQL Injection? WTF? One of the oldest methods of getting into a Database over the web. I wonder just “how sophisticated” these attacks really were. Sigh.
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