Oddsock Gen Song Request Plugin (Security Risk)
I noticed a post on the Winamp forums where someone was asking for a song request plugin for the program.
Another user suggested they should use the Oddsock Gen Song Request Plugin.
While the Oddsock Gen Song Request Plugin was great for interacting with listeners years ago.
Things have moved on somewhat especially in the world of Internet radio request scripts for websites.
See this LINK for more information.
If you really need to have a song request page on your website then you should look no further than RadioDJ free radio automation software.
Theses (PHP) scripts allow users to request songs from your website. These scripts aren’t that difficult to set up either.
You just need a web host that allows port 3306 access so the web scripts can talk to the MySQL database on your PC.
It’s gotta be better that than leaving your PC at the mercy of being hacked? As long as you choose a strong password for your SQL server when you set it up you shouldn’t have any issues with being hacked.
A Dutch Winamp fan site is still recommending the Oddsock song request plugin to anyone who visits their site.
They’ve obviously never heard about the security issues with the scripts…
If you do decide to use the Oddsock song request plugin then GOOD LUCK! You’ll only regret it when someone hacks the scripts and manages to crash Winamp!
Don’t say you weren’t warned!!
Last updated on: January 12th, 2017
at 12:24 PM Europe/London