Paul Gregg

Jack of all Tech.

tail -# file, in PHP

I read Kevin’s Read Line from File article today and thought I would add some sample code I wrote a while back to address a similar task in PHP – How to perform the equivalent of “tail -# filename” in PHP. A typical task in some applications such as a shoutbox or a simple log […]

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Comment: Why Firefox is failing in the corporate environment.

I’ve sat on this article for a number of years, hoping against hope that the Firefox development team would get off their elite self-indulgent asses and realise that, guess what? – the world doesn’t work the way they think it should. Don’t get me wrong, I love Firefox. I use it daily for nearly all […]

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TinyURL PHP “flaw” ?

The Register is running a story today TinyURL, your configs are showing which points out that TinyURL has a /php.php page displaying the contents of phpinfo(). The article then goes on to make some scary sounding claims from security consultant Rafal Los “Why would you want to run a web service as ‘Administrator’ because if […]

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