A recent breach at a company was traced to the ability of a hacker to access the corporate database through the company website by using malformed data in the login form. What is the problem with the company website?
- poor input validation
- weak encryption
- bad usernames
- lack of operating system patching
Explanation: The ability to pass malformed data through a website is a form of poor input validation.
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