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Secure Your PHP Application

In the open source world, PHP programming is always given first preference due to its availability and flexibility. It is a powerful server side scripting language and provides a robust framework to create…

Getting started with CodeIgniter

Let’s Play with CodeIgniter

Here’s a basic introduction to CodeIgniter, an open source Web framework that helps to quickly develop dynamic websites with PHP. To get started, you need to install the framework (I assume you already…

Let's create an online forum

Set Up Your Own Forum Using phpBB

Clich├ęd as it may sound, we do live in the age of the social media. It is normal for humans to gather in groups and communities — offline, and online too. We love…

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WordPress Multi-site Servers on Production Machines

Everybody knows how to set up a LAMP machine and get a WordPress site running, using the famous three-minute installation. But how many of you can actually get WordPress 3′s new multi-site capability…

Securing Database Servers

Securing Database Servers

With the ever-expanding data requirements for Web applications, database administrators often configure security parameters at the OS and database layer. Unfortunately, administrators seldom consider implementing security at a network layer to protect the…

Secured!

Securing Apache, Part 8: DoS & DDoS Attacks

In this part of the series, we focus on DoS/DDoS attacks, which have been among the major threats to Web servers since the beginning of the Web 2.0 era. Denial of Service (DoS)…

A network

Nessus with Metasploit — Track and Hack

Networks play an important role in a sysadmin’s life. But have you ever wondered about the security of your network, or tried to find out how vulnerable it is? Let’s discover how to…

Locked!

Securing Apache, Part 7: Fool-proofing the Server OS

Moving deeper into Web application and Apache security, let’s now focus on OS commanding attacks, and those that lead to the disclosure of crucial information and server directory paths. The attacks described below…

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