The U.S. Web site of Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab was hacked over the weekend, exposing the company's customer database. But Kaspersky denies any data was compromised and says the vulnerability wasn't critical.
An unidentified hacker reported over the weekend that he was able to access a complete profile of the company's databases, revealing its clients' names, activation codes, list of bugs the company tracks, and client e-mail addresses.
The hacker claims to have hacked Kaspersky's databases using an SQL injection attack, which exploits a vulnerability in an application's database layer.
The method has … Read more