Mike Leone on 26 Mar 2010 18:48:36 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] slightly OT: finding SQL injection in M$ logs with grep

Ben Love had this to say:
> Unfortunately, MS SQL logs are entirely Binary.  If you want, you can
> pay lots of money for programs that will examine your SQL logs.  (It's
> Microsoft; all utilities are 3rd party and expensive.  What did you
> think was going to happen?)

Their "SysInternals" tools are free. They have one that will convert 
their binary system event logs to CSV format. So no, not *all* utilities 
are 3rd party and expensive.

Don't think they'll read SQL logs, tho.

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