PHP variable definitions make it vulnerable to hackers, report says

09/13/2013 | CSO

The PHP programming language has several critical security flaws that are making it vulnerable to hacking attacks, according to a report from data security firm Imperva. The report criticized the way the language allows third-party programs to manipulate "super global" variables. Hackers "incorporate multiple security problems into an advanced Web threat that can break application logic, compromise servers, and may result in fraudulent transactions and data theft," the report said.

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