Darn tagboard PHP script

I just got a call from Mark at USC ITS Security. Seems they disabled my SCF/Aludra account because I had installed a tagboard script which opened a backdoor on the server. Hopefully I won’t be making that mistake again. And when I write PHP in the future, I’ll try to have a mind for security. But really, I should take the web security class here to really figure out what to do.

He said my account should be enabled in about 15 minutes. Although I was originally told they’d call a couple days ago (“within an hour”), and they never did, I’m still impressed. At least they eventually got back to me. Thanks, ITS (Information Technology Services)!

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