Archives for the Month of January, 2007

Email form spam protection

How it works First of all you need to understand how the attackers are using your web site against you. They deploy bot nets of robots to crawl the net looking for certain keywords in sites that have form submissions. This is bad because even if you block a specific IP address, they could just […]

PHP security extension A fantastic tool for protecting PHP web applications, it spots SQL injections, unknown buffer overflows and as far as I know completley free and open source!

Why Microformats are bad

Microformats sound like a fantastic idea in principle, you create a simple set of html attributes to define data for humans and robots to read and use, enabling sites to exchange data easily. You could for example download a business card from a company web site and import it into your address book in one […]