Contrary to what Oracle likes to advertise in its marketing spin, the company's database is far from secure. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) might have been the application's first user, but these days the software is flooded with SQL injection flaws.
Contrary to Windows however, the flaws in Oracle remain largely invisible to the outside world. After all, few people have Oracle running on their desktop computers and we haven't seen any large scale worm attacks targeting Oracle databases. To the extent that attackers are targeting Oracle databases, they do so in targeted attacks to steal customer data or conduct industrial espionage.
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