GreenSQL- December 2, 2009
GreenSQL has just announced that version 1.2 of its database firewall will provide PostgreSQL databases with the same protection from SQL Injection already enjoyed by MySQL databases. GreenSQL version 1.2 is now available for download as Open Source software from the company’s website at http://www.greensql.net/download
PostgreSQL is a popular Open Source database in wide use by small to medium-sized businesses. Currently, there is no solution, either Open or Closed Source, that provides a database firewall for PostgreSQL databases. As a result, they may be vulnerable to SQL injection attacks, one of the most widespread ways for gaining access to sensitive information stored in a database and/or taking control of a host server.
SQL injection, widely used by criminals, tricks Web applications into providing protected information from a database by exploiting existing queries such as user …[Read more]