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Secured!

Securing Apache, Part 5: HTTP Message Architecture

In the last four articles in this series, we have discussed SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, XST and XSHM attacks, and security solutions. This article focuses on attacks exploiting the HTTP message architecture in…

Arpit using Skid software on his wheel

Technology To Aid the Disabled

Using free software, an easy-to-program framework and inexpensive computer tools, Arun Mehta from Delhi has designed a communication system for a child suffering from cerebral palsy. The best part is, the technology can…

File uploads

Secure Upload Methods in PHP

Here’s how to deal with file upload attacks against sites developed in PHP, and how to write more secure code to prevent these attacks. In most Web applications, developers provide upload file functionality…

Advanced Nmap

Advanced NMap: Some Scan Types

A broad overview and the basic features of NMap have been covered in an earlier article in this series of articles on Nmap. In this article, we discuss in detail various NMap scan…

BackTrack 4

BackTrack 4: A One-Stop Shop for Security Analysis and Learning

Computer security analysts have plenty of tools available nowadays to evaluate the security of corporate networks, servers and applications. These include Linux distributions specialising in security assessment, system recovery and digital forensic investigations….

The network!

NTop as a Network Diagnostics Tool

The NTop tool is a network traffic monitoring tool that shows network usage, similar to what the popular top command does. This article explains its utility while troubleshooting network problems. Organisations face various…

Building a Server from Scratch, Part 4: Pages Full of Data

In the Part 4 of “Building a Server from Scratch” series, we learn how to set up a Web and database server.

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