(PHP 5 >= 5.4.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL intl >= 2.0.0)

Spoofchecker::isSuspiciousChecks if a given text contains any suspicious characters


public Spoofchecker::isSuspicious(string $string, int &$errorCode = null): bool

Checks if given string contains any suspicious characters like letters which are almost identical visually, but are Unicode characters from different sets.

Elenco dei parametri


String to test.


This variable is set by-reference to int containing an error, if there was any.

Valori restituiti

Returns true if there are suspicious characters, false otherwise.


Example #1 Spoofchecker::isSuspicious() example

= new Spoofchecker();

$checker->isSuspicious('google.com'); // FALSE: only ASCII characters

$checker->isSuspicious('–†aypal.com'); // TRUE
// The first letter is from Cyrylic, not a regular latin "P"

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