Security and Hardening Tips for PHP

Disable sensetive functions in PHP Edit the php.ini file : sudo vi /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini Add or edit the following lines an save : disable_functions = exec,system,shell_exec,passthru,etc …… register_globals = Off expose_php = Off display_errors = Off track_errors = Off html_errors = Off magic_quotes_gpc = Off Restart Apache server. Open a Terminal and enter the following :

Security and Hardening Tips for MySQL

Disable or restrict remote access Consider whether MySQL will be accessed from the network or only from its own server. If remote access is used, ensure that only defined hosts can access the server. This is typically done through TCP wrappers, iptables, or any other firewall software or hardware available on the market. To restrict