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?

IT Questions BankCategory: Cybersecurity EssentialsA 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?

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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