PHP on IIS7 for Shared Hosting- AWESOME article!

check it out on IIS.NET – http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/208/fastcgi-with-php/  here are a couple of excerpts from the article that I strongly recommend: ———– PHP Security Recommendations The following recommendations describe how to tighten security of PHP in shared hosting environment. To make the recommended changes locate and open php.ini file and edit it as described below: Disable…

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Hacked Web Applications causing storm - rattling Windows...

For the past few days a "Cyber attack" has been taking place and according to internetnews.com : "number of infected IIS servers at 282,000. Less than a day later, security firm F-Secure wrote its own blog entry, putting the infestation at over 500,000" and f-secure : "Performing a Google search results in over 510,000 modified…

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Potential Security Vulnerability for NetworkService / potential new IIS exploit

Important heads up with regards to a potential privilege escalation issue when running under NetworkService – which we all know is the IIS default…. But also note that it requires native code or full trust .NET. Hosting Providers with Shared Hosting configurations should pay careful attention to this and ensure that they are running a…

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