[TAG] Jim, HELP needed, 5-minute solution needed by computerindustry
deivid.okop at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 18:34:08 MSD 2009
2009/6/27 Sam Bisbee <sbisbee at computervip.com>:
> Greetings - Disclaimer: PHP is one of my favorite languages.
> Your points, security related included, could be said about any language. That's the nature of
> programming: it gives the programmer power. And with great power ... well, you get my point.
> The reason PHP and several other languages get so much of the type of flack you flung is that
> they're newbie friendly. You have web designers who barely understand HTML copying and
> pasting PHP and making slight modifications to poll you on your favorite ice cream flavor. This
> is okay in theory, but can be scary - then again, a lot of what so called professional
> programmers create to charge your credit card for electronic payment or route packets is even
> scarier. The same thing happens with other languages.
Something that makes it worse for PHP is the fact that it is a
web-developing language - makes it have way more users than "desktop"
languages, what makes user-related problems way more aparent than
Try googling for asp vulnerabilities (ok, that was a joke) or ror
vulnerabilities - it is more fair for the comparison.
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