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Discussing Recent Work In Web Database Security

2137 words/8 pages

Relevant Issues Several companies have admitted of cases that databases were compromised . In effect , theft of data became more than just embarrassment . Unfortunate companies have lost time and money due to expenses incurred from investigating the extent of theft . Egghead .com , a computer products retailer disclosed that its customer database may have been cracked and that about 3 .7 million credit card accounts may have been stolen (zdnet .com . That was in December 2000 . In the spring of 2001 , report...