Importance of Sanitizing Your SQL Database Inputs (Humor)

After my experience with StupidCensorship’s hacked site, in a fit of curiosity about how sites are hacked, I came across this funny comic from XKCD. It shows how important it is that a program checks its raw input and escape quotes found in it before committing the data to the SQL database.

importance of santizing database inputs

The original Bob drop Tables joke can be found here. For non-SQL programmers: ‘drop table students’ means delete the ‘students’ database table.

Filed in Security, Humor.


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