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An SQL injection test is the process of testing a website for SQL injection vulnerabilities. SQL injection is the attempt to issue SQL commands to a database via a website interface. This is to gain stored database information, including usernames and passwords. This code injection technique exploits a security vulnerability in an application's database layer.
Users can perform manual SQL injection tests or implement automated SQL injection scanning to check for vulnerabilities.
The following three-part process is essential when securing websites as well as web applications from SQL injection:
Two methods to check for SQL injection vulnerabilities are: