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Archive: October, 2005

Writing Secure PHP Scripts – Part 1

The most important element of any PHP script is security. In this article I will be discussing several methods of securing variables in PHP, with special regard to user input. While it is impossible to cover everything in a single article, my goal is to cover a range of topics, focusing on the most common security mistakes and how to fix them. This is aimed at those fairly new to PHP, but perhaps it will give others a few new ideas as well. More »

Updated Oct 17th, 2005 | Topic: Miscellaneous | 86 Comments »