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Submission + - Hackers Moving To Target SQL Injection (i-programmer.info)

mikejuk writes: An analysis of hacker forums has found that SQL injection is currently the most discussed topic among forum members. Having inspected a sample of 439,587 threads between September 2011 and September 2012. The researchers found that SQL injection is now tied with DDoS as the most discussed topic. Both topics got 19 percent of discussion by volume. Facebook was the most discussed social media platform, commanding 39 percent of discussions with Twitter a close second at 37 percent.
Digital

Submission + - Arizona Law Would Require Disclaimers on Retouched Photos (azcentral.com)

An anonymous reader writes: An Arizona state representative has proposed a law, H.B. 2793, that would ban digitally enhanced images in advertising without a disclaimer alerting consumers to fact that the image has been changed. Although the text of the bill targets all advertising images, proponents of the bill say it is aimed at unachievable or unhealthy depictions of women, which they claim negatively impacts the self image of young women. Photographer Mark Meyer has pointed out some of the folly in adding disclaimers to something as ubiquitous as digitally altered images in advertising.

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