Hacked Again

    Date27 Oct 2009
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    We're reported in the past on hacks of the President's campaign web site, still used for political campaigning: This one on January 26, 2009 served malware to users and this one from April 21, 2008 redirected users to the Hillary Clinton campaign site (note: Friends of Hillary is still taking contributions). The latest attack uses SQL injection to gain full access to the databases on the server. They use Microsoft Access databases, including the one in the graphic (click it for a full-size image): It's the database of administrators and their passwords, all in plain text. By adding themselves to the database they get to log in as administrator and do whatever they want.
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