San Jose, Calif.-based Finjan Software Inc. has documented more than 1,000 unique websites falling victim to SQL injection attacks in the first two weeks of July.
Ayelet Heyman, a Finjan security researcher said the list of sites include a large number of government and top businesses. Some of the sites compromised include San Francisco’s official website, the City of Marysville Police Department, the Department of Culture and Tourism of the State of Bahia, Brazil, the National Health Service website in the UK, and Snapple Beverage Corp. The list goes on and on. In addition, Finjan found some advertisement networks directing people to compromised sites.