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Is PHP going to be safe enough?


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#1 joshspringsteen

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 06:06 PM

Hi guys,

Just a question.  Shortly, I will be setting up a national website with paying members for services rendered.  The members will have their own login/password and membership area.

Im trying to decide between PHP and ASP.  I know how to program PHP/MySQL so I wanna stick to this.  Is this going to be safe enough on the web to avoid hackers etc, or is ASP safer?

Thanks for your help,

Josh.

#2 wildteen88

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 06:10 PM

PHP is safe. However its down to the programmer to make the system as hack prof as possible. Such as performing proper input validation. For example if you are expecting a numerical value use is_numeric to chekc it is numeric or type cast etc, This is where alot of sites fail on and the reason why most sites get hacked.




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