PHPIDS: An Intrusion Detection System for PHP

By Deane Barker on January 7, 2009

PHPIDS – Web Application Security 2.0: This looks interesting — an intrusion detection system for PHP. No idea how it works.

Based on a set of approved and heavily tested filter rules any attack is given a numerical impact rating which makes it easy to decide what kind of action should follow the hacking attempt. This could range from simple logging to sending out an emergency mail to the development team, displaying a warning message for the attacker or even ending the user’s session.