in reply to RE: Warning our Fellow Monks
in thread Warning our Fellow Monks

Maybe because due to an unrelated security hole the bad guy got your script code to be displayed?

TIMTOWTDI applies to cracking too, the bad guys can get in through a single gaping hole but also through a series of just slightly insecure features in your code

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RE: RE: RE: Warning our Fellow Monks
by Adam (Vicar) on Oct 11, 2000 at 02:48 UTC
    Still playing the Devil's Advocate here. (Thank's Ovid for recognizing the usefulness of playing dumb. )

    But no one sees this code...

    Except your co-worker that wants you fired cause your oversized paycheck puts a real damper on the funds available for raises. Or the new site Admin accidentally re-configured Apache to display CGI scripts as text files instead of running them. The list goes on. ++ for mirod