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Strange Characters in Audit Data

  • 1.  Strange Characters in Audit Data

    Posted 05-14-2021 05:04
    Hello ,

    Did anyone ever had trouble with specific application users, which show strange characters in Audit Data?
    All queries from a specific user which is configured in application are strange and unreadable.
    I have an ongoing case with support, but i would appreciate if anyone had this issue and  share how they resolved it. 


    Sabajete Elezaj
    Security Engineer
    Snt Albania

  • 2.  RE: Strange Characters in Audit Data

    Posted 08-13-2021 11:49
    I have seen what appear to be Japanese or Chinese characters  ( 猀 ) when a username contains combinations of special characters, or junk data.  
    Login from same source and destination

    From this example it seems that the user did not have the database field populated, so I question what was actually in the user field.
    There was not a sql exception for the second line.

    Is this similar to what you are seeing?

    Robert Miller
    Senior Cybersecurity Engineer
    Bank of the West
    Omaha NE