homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.242.200.172
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: phranque & physics

Webmaster General Forum

    
securing PII kept on the server -chmod?
rcjordan




msg:394497
 10:14 pm on Jan 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

I have an archive of flatfiles containing personal information (name, address, email, phone -NO credit cards) kept on the server. Hotbot got into them a few years ago, but no one since. I believe I did a chmod on the files only to prevent anyone from reading them, but it's been awhile and there are new files to protect. Does chmod provide adequate protection? If so, what code would be best?

 

littleman




msg:394498
 10:33 pm on Jan 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

If you set it group and public were both set down to 0 (X00) you should have been ok. But it is easy enough to password protect or just move them out of the path
of the server.

rcjordan




msg:394499
 11:21 pm on Jan 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

Thanks. X00 seems to do the trick.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved