Security 101 - Unsanitised User Input

At Far Edge we've been working with a client who had a compromised website (not because of our software). He'd been blacklisted for sending spam among other things. After our sys-admin guys had tidied up the server itself, I was asked to take a look through the web application source code for security problems.

3 presented themselves.

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Security 101 - 3rd Party Components

At Far Edge we've been working with a client who had a compromised website (not because of our software). He'd been blacklisted for sending spam among other things. After our sys-admin guys had tidied up the server itself, I was asked to take a look through the web application source code for security problems.

3 presented themselves.

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Magento: First Impressions

Magento is a (if not the) open source shopping cart web-app out there. I've been developing a couple of different custom solutions based on it over the last few months, so here are my first impressions of Magento.

A short preface: you tend to notice things which get in your way or you've been used to and suddenly aren't available when you try a new platform. I've come from developing .NET ASP MVC sites, so some of the following gripes are closely related to that transition.

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How do fix iTunes after upgrading or reinstalling it

For me, iTunes falls into the category of necessary evil - I don't like the software, but I need it for my phone to work.

So when you do a update and your phone no longer syncs, it's an issue. Some of the symptoms you may see for which this is relevant:

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