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

    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

    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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