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Want to have your server pwned? Easy: Run PHP


The Register - (International) A researcher with Google discovered that more than 78 percent of all PHP installations were running with at least one known vulnerability after correlating statistics from a Web survey site that lists known vulnerabilities in various versions of PHP. The latest releases of PHP 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6 were all believed to be secure.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:59