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Updating wp-ban to include bad URLs

I’ve posted a while back. Now I’m getting tired of these bozos trying to hack my system in vain, wasting my bandwith and driving up fake page views on my StatPress. So I decided to patch wp-ban to include what I considered bad URLs. Since I’ll be using wp-ban, it should go without saying that […]

Posted on September 6th, 2009 under Security  •  2 Comments

_PHPLIB[libdir] Cross Site Scripting Exploit Explained

Lately, I’ve seen an increased attack of bad people trying to run XSS exploit on this website using _PHPLIB[libdir] exploit. It alarmed me a bit as I didn’t really know about that particular exploit. Obviously I wanted to make sure that my site is not vulnerable for it. So I did a little bit digging. […]

Posted on July 21st, 2009 under PHP, Security  •  No Comments