Performance Evaluation of Shared Hosting Security Methods

@article{Mirheidari2012PerformanceEO,
  title={Performance Evaluation of Shared Hosting Security Methods},
  author={Seyed Ali Mirheidari and Sajjad Arshad and Saeidreza Khoshkdahan},
  journal={2012 IEEE 11th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications},
  year={2012},
  pages={1310-1315}
}
Shared hosting is a kind of web hosting in which multiple websites reside on one webserver. It is cost-effective and makes the administration easier for websites' owners. However, shared hosting has some performance and security issues. In default shared hosting configuration, all websites' scripts are executed under the webserver's user account regardless of their owners. Therefore, a website is able to access other websites' resources. This security problem arises from lack of proper… CONTINUE READING

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