Washington, Jan 25 : Software will now be safer from the most common method of misuse by hackers: so-called injection attacks, thanks to new techniques developed by Dutch computer scientist Martin Bravenboer that makes it combining programming languages easier.
Bravenboer, in his PhD thesis, presented techniques making it possible to combine programming languages in a safer and more reliable manner.
His method provides absolute security unlike previously proposed solutions for dealing with such attacks.
Also this method is simpler for the programmer to apply and can be used in all environments where injection attacks occur.
As a result, it is not just specific for the SQL database query language: the method can be applied to arbitrary combinations of embedded languages, without any additional effort being required from the programmer.