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Half Of Online Retailers Vulnerable To Hackers

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Half of all online retailers Web sites are vulnerable to database attacks according to The Ecommerce Application Security Trends report from ScanAlert. The report examined 27,000 online merchants of all sizes.

Forty five percent of sites had serious database vulnerability such as SQL Injection and fifty percent had Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities. SQL Injection is a type of software vulnerability that allows hackers to penetrate databases to steal private information used for fraud and identity theft.

When it comes to which online retailers are most vulnerable to attacks they all have flaws that can be exploited by hackers.

Half Of Online Retailers Vulnerable To Hackers
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