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PHP: Sanitize Your Forms

July 11th, 2006

“I just used the eregi() function to check there are no new lines or mime types”

Email injection. The long and the short of it is that any headers can be inserted into your form to either send emails anonymously, mass email spam or achieve other nefarious ends a hacker or spammer wants to accomplish. They can even use this to hide your original content - or their own identity - and at the end of the day you’re the patsy. Paul Bissex has a general introduction to Form Hijacking you should read as a primer on the subject. You might have insecure forms and haven’t been touched by this issue even though they’ve been up for years - its just a matter of time and the luck of the draw.

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Pig Work Version 4 Launched

July 9th, 2006

“The header is actually from a photograph of my grandparents”

The latest version of Pig Work has gone live and with a touch of crazy glue and a band-aid, spit and the lick of sweat from having to go out and get groceries - well it’s 80% done. I’m pushed for time at the moment so figure its better up here at least as a functional thing rather than obsessively pondering over every nuance and gripe elsewhere.

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2006 Tube Cruising Protocol by Steven Clark aka nortypig

2006 Tube Cruising Protocol

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Cartoons From The Age

July 12th, 2006

Cartoons From The Age - Leunig, Tanberg, Golding, and more. Politics and life.


July 12th, 2006

RipIt4Me - a very handy freeware utility that helps you backup your copy protected DVDs.

Enable All Extensions In Firefox 2.0

July 12th, 2006

Enable All Extensions In Firefox 2.0


July 12th, 2006

WeblogWire is the $500 startup which connects business directly to bloggers - nice idea.

Learn UNIX In 10 Minutes

July 12th, 2006

Learn UNIX In 10 Minutes is a short and sharp list of UNIX commands.

Wine 0.9.17 Released

July 12th, 2006

Wine 0.9.17 Released

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Improving Your Business

July 11th, 2006

Derek Featherstone has some tips - Ten Smart Moves To Improve Your Business. Number one: start a blog!

Jump To The Next Curve

July 8th, 2006

Guy Kawasaki's The Art of Innovation suggests you jump to the next curve.

IMEMS Pty Ltd Launched

July 6th, 2006

Designed and built in-house at Norty Pig we would like to present IMEMS Pty Ltd - built in WordPress software with a static front page and an underlying weblog its valid XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS with a tableless layout. IMEMS Pty Ltd are an environmental advice consultancy based at Palmwoods on Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Australia.

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