The signs of a new era: Prompt Injection


More than 20 years ago, I wrote a book about SQL Injection and how dangerous it can be.

Probably you can still find some sites suffering with this problem, but it’s not usual anymore (I hope so).

We are in the AI era and a new era brings new problems and challenges. SQL Injection is being replaced by something completely new: Prompt Injection.

LLM Prompts

For the ones arriving now from the moon, the LLM (Large Language Models) use System Prompts and User Prompts.

System Prompt: Defines how the LLM should behave, what role it should use, grounding information, format