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[nycphp-talk] PHP Security or Windows Security or just Security?

csnyder chsnyder at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 08:57:23 EST 2006


On 2/15/06, inforequest <1j0lkq002 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
> Sometimes it is interesting to contrast reporting "styles" (sometimes
> called spin).
>
> PHP is the problem:
> http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2006/01/31/php_apps_a_growing_target_for_hackers.html
>
> Windows is the problem:
> http://news.com.com/AMD+forums+laid+low+by+Windows+exploit/2100-7349_3-6033068.html
>
> most of us know that BUDGETS and MANAGERS are the real problem ;-)  but
> still, when a PHP app is loosly coded, or a script kiddie adopts a PHP
> app and fails to patch it, or a business operates non-securely such that
> phishing approach works really, really well, why blame "technology" ?
> Because it is so easy... a victimless crime :-)
>
> -=john andrews
> http://www.seo-fun.com

Eh, networked computers are the problem. We would all be perfectly
safe if we could just learn to get by without the internet. When was
the last time your fax machine got a virus, hmmm?


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Chris Snyder
http://chxo.com/


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