112 Things Not to Name Your PHPMyAdmin Install

phpMyAdmin is an incredibly powerful, useful tool for rapidly creating and managing mySQL databases. However, given its ubiquity and that it grants access to your database(s), it is often the target of widespread exploits. Unfortunately, most webmasters don’t secure their phpMyAdmin. First off, you should read through this to get it secure, but you should at least do the simplest thing: name it something different from what others name it. Below is a list of common names for phpMyAdmin folders that exploit bots regularly scan for…

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    Sep 9, 2012

    too helpful.

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