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PHP security

Posted 02-18-2010 at 12:53 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags php, security

I've been helping out my buddy to get his site more secure.
He wrote a small news-site and made many mistakes there, most of them was related to security.
Just a same old mistakes when you forget to filter user input.
Suggest you to read this simple guide I wrote recently. It's a good point to start securing your web applications.
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Ubuntu 9 on iMac via Parallels 5

Posted 02-18-2010 at 08:55 AM by macewan

Couldn't sleep last night so I installed Ubuntu 9 on my iMac.
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It's all a fashion show (or, forget the conventional wisdom)...

Posted 02-17-2010 at 02:51 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

Once again, somebody had criticized a new GNU/Linux distribution for not being friendly enough to new users. This time the target is RMS's Mostly Slax, and the person criticizing is Bruce Byfield in this blog post.

As I understand it, the distribution has been pulled for now. But my comments here are more on Byfield's points of criticism. Specifically, this statement bothers me:

Quote:
However, Slax is not exactly the first name that comes to mind if you are asked
...
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Mounting truecrypt volumes on an sshfs mount

Posted 02-16-2010 at 09:53 PM by xri
Updated 02-16-2010 at 09:54 PM by xri

The task:
To mount a remote truecrypt volume locally, using sshfs.

The problem:
truecrypt /home/xri/sshfs-mounted-remote-directory/remote-truecrypt-vol /media/truecrypt1
gives an error message with "permission denied"

The solution:
a) Edit /etc/fuse.conf (or create it), and make sure it has this line:
user_allow_other
b) When mounting the sshfs remote directory, use this option
-o allow_other

...
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squid - Redirect to Another Proxy cache_peer

Posted 02-16-2010 at 12:32 PM by jvaldivia

There are sometimes when you will have to forward all your proxy requests to a parent proxy, we maybe will have so many proxys on the network but what that hell.

After configure you squid proxy (I have a <a href="http://soad1982.blogspot.com/2009/07/squid-initial-set-up.html">quick start here</a>) you will just have to add a couple of lines to redirect the proxy settings.

I know squid could change sometimes the lines, so here is the version I've...
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