Hacker's first attempt in many cases is to retrieve Oracle SID information from the Oracle database server as this information is used in conducting different attacks. The Oracle System ID or system identifier is used to identify a database on a system. Up to Oracle 9i R2 SID information could easily be retrieved by intruder but since the release of Oracle 10g, Oracle tried to hide this information. One of the methods adapted by hackers is to try different combinations of oracle database SID names and see if it matches the SID name on the database server.
Secure Bytes Oracle SID Tester use a common method that hackers do while guessing SID name of Oracle database. It tries different combinations of oracle database SID names and sees if it matches the SID name on the database server. Oracle SID tester facilitates the proactive security and effective control measures of an organization. It is equally useful for audit, security and database personnel to strengthen effective control measures in an organization.