back to article Security sleuths, sniff out the stupid from your Oracle DBs

Databases remain a security nightmare, says Datacom TSS hacker David Litchfield, so he's built an application to give admins a hand. The Datacom TSS hacker says the Database Security Scorecard will help inform system administrators of security shortfalls in databases and help bridge the language gap between management and tech …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So, who's right?

    A DBA who doesn't understand the need for security or a security engineer who doesn't communicate with the DBAs?

    It doesn't matter who does it as long as it gets done properly.

  2. Tim99 Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Scott Tiger

    Years ago, when I did this, I was always unpleasantly surprised by what I could see (and by implication change) if I logged on to an Oracle DB with the above default training/developer credentials.

  3. Little Mouse
    Coat

    A useful looking piece of kit...

    Unfortunately there's no shortage of crack sniffing tools where I work....

    1. chivo243 Silver badge

      Re: A useful looking piece of kit...

      nice, just nice - have a up vote!

  4. Tom Chiverton 1 Silver badge

    Nice advert.

    Can we have some real stuff now ?

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