Security Wire Weekly

Jun 19 2008   10:52AM GMT

Threat Monitor: Protecting exposed servers from Google hacks (and Google ‘dorks’)

Jessica Scarpati Jessica Scarpati Profile: Jessica Scarpati

Recently, a security professional asked our application security
expert, Michael Cobb, “How are phishers using search engines like
Google to seek out and hack vulnerable PHP applications? What can be
done to protect those apps?”

As part of his monthly responses to readers, Cobb explains how to
keep phishers from finding your exposed servers and using them to
stash stolen data.

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