Security is probably the most important aspect of hosting services. People is this trade might have experienced themselves or may know someone who has had to go through the harrowing experience of website hacking/malware injection.
With respect to Linux Hosting, following scenarios exist
- PHP running as an Apache Module. Perl/CGI Scripts running as CGI suexec (our servers follow this scenario).
- PHP/Perl/CGI Scripts running as CGI suexec.