News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

DevShed:
Sessions and Cookies
June 07, 2007 @ 13:15:43

DevShed has a new book excerpt from a good standby security resource from O'Reilly - Chris Shiflett's "Essential PHP Security". This time, they focus on the chapter talking about sessions and cookie security.

This chapter discusses sessions and the inherent risks associated with stateful web applications. You will first learn the fundamentals of state, cookies, and sessions; then I will discuss several concerns - cookie theft, exposed session data, session fixation, and session hijacking-along with practices that you can employ to help prevent them.

The chapter talks about how the statelessness of HTTP causes problems, how cookies can be stolen because of it and what kinds of things you can do to keep you and your users safe (like session fixation).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
session cookie security oreilly book excerpt session cookie security oreilly book excerpt


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHPClasses.org: Learning PHP Data Objects (Book Review)

Reddit.com: Composer files being indexed by Google

Wouter Lagerweij's Blog: Reading Up: Books Every Programmer Should Read

Pique Web Podcast: Pique Web Episode 3 - Sessions, accounts, and the PHP Anthem

Pádraic Brady's Blog: Automatic Output Escaping In PHP & The Real Future Of Preventing XSS


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


podcast composer community part2 laravel interview example opinion symfony application introduction language series api yii2 list project php7 framework programming

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework