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"SELECT * FROM tb_user WHERE username = '%s' AND password = '%s'" % username, password

what is the correct format like?

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"SELECT * FROM tb_user WHERE username = '%s' AND password = '%s'" % username % password
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Updated 29-Jun-21 5:44am

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The "correct format" has two parts:

1) Use parameterized queries to avoid SQL Injection vulnerabilities.
Everything you wanted to know about SQL injection (but were afraid to ask) | Troy Hunt[^]
How can I explain SQL injection without technical jargon? | Information Security Stack Exchange[^]
Query Parameterization Cheat Sheet | OWASP[^]
SQL injection attack mechanics | Pluralsight [^]

2) Never store passwords in plain text. Store a salted hash of the password, using many iterations of a secure one-way hashing algorithm.
Secure Password Authentication Explained Simply[^]
Salted Password Hashing - Doing it Right[^]
   

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