Month: November 2016

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Simple PHP SOAP Client

Simple PHP SOAP Client

Simple PHP SOAP Client Recently I was asked to verify email addresses against a client’s SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) server to verify data. I have worked with and created RESTful APIs but haven’t really had much experience with creating a PHP SOAP client. Here is what I came up with. What is SOAP? SOAP…
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Distributed Denial of Service Attacks: Four Best Practices for Prevention and Response

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks: Four Best Practices for Prevention and Response

Good read on new DDoS methods and response from Carnegie Mellon. “We have recently seen more sophisticated attacks, such as the recent Dyn attack. As IEEE Spectrum recently reported, “Attacking a DNS or a content delivery provider such as Dyn or Akamai in this manner gives hackers the ability to interrupt many more companies than…
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