What are the security, privacy, and overall availability implications of the Facebook event (link) yesterday? I was astonished to see site after site being redirected to a Facebook error page last ...
I am having pet-peeve with PHP's PDO class. As you can see on the Warning note: it reveals database password by default if an exception was not caught (when display errors is on which is a probable ...
In relation to my question on programmers.stackexchange.com. Is it a security risk to have your application display a full stack trace to the user when things crash? Some security audit that our ...
I will have a LAMP web server with CentOS and cPanel. With this setup, is it possible for any server log files, whether regular or error logs, to contain sensitive information in them, such as ...
I just noticed that my 403 Forbidden (the default, not a custom one) page displays some server info: Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat) Server at ... Port 80 Is revealing this information a security risk?
Our web application has an error page that displays the absolute URL path and query of the page on which the error occurred, the date/time of the error, and the exception message. (We do not display ...
I want to populate my error log with useful information if and when errors occur. I'd like to use the log to be able to spot and fix bugs on my site, but also to potentially log hack attempts. For a ...