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A SQL injection tool is a tool that is used to execute SQL injection attacks. 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. There are many different SQL injection tools available, which perform different techniques to exploit SQL injection vulnerabilities in webpages and web applications.
Pen testers and blackhat hackers both make use of these tools to execute privilege escalations, dump data and efficiently control sensitive databases.
SQL injection tools trigger attacks to exploit the security vulnerability available in an application’s database layer. Usually, databases comprise things such as (but are not limited to):
Some popular SQL injection tools are:
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