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 Thursday, July 23, 2009

Hackers will soon gain a powerful new tool for breaking into Oracle Corp's (ORCL.O) database, the top-selling business software used by companies to store electronic information.

Security experts have developed an easy-to-use, automated software tool that can remotely break into Oracle databases over the Internet to simulate attacks on computer systems, but cybercrooks can use it for hacking. The tool's authors created it through a controversial open-source software project known as Metasploit, which releases its free software over the Web.

 

(Source: Reuter)

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