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By marcato15 ·
I use php and mysql databases and am looking for some good resources dealing with security issues. I am hoping to start a business eventually with my brother and would like to learn about the basics of keeping your website secure. Thanks
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SQL Injection Attacks

by bschaettle In reply to Website Security

Learn as much as you can about SQL Injection Attacks and steps to protect your site from them.

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RTFM

by dfirefire In reply to Website Security

Have you tried reading the security topics in the PHP manual? Those should give you the basics! More security? Dump PHP (although PHP can be made fairly secure) and switch to the MVC (Model View Controller) design: all request are handled by the controller, no more random url typing.
The main treath is coming from hackers trying to access your db-server, your hosting provider's server and hackers trying to rewrite urls to perform action on the database like "http://www.valid.com?id=1;Delete%20*%20from%20articles

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