What is the impact of a SQL injection vulnerability?

In the following video, it shows how to create a WordPress plugin that contains a SQL injection vulnerability. Then it shows how it's possible to attack the test website and exploit the vulnerability - Wordpress Video Security Example.

Creating and Fixing a SQL Injection Vulnerability - by WordFence.com

The Video above, created by WordFence.com, popular Wordpress Plugin / Service specialise in Security used bu millions of users every day, have created a great video explainer about  SQL Injection Vulnerability. This kind of attack to Wordpress website are just second to XSS (Cross Site Scripting) and are very easy to exploit for a hacker want to play with your website.

As you can see on this video, they create a test website to demonstrate how to attack and exploit the vulnerability to a plugin, so to get a list of databases and download sensitive personally information

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