Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Password Salting Techniques

August 9th, 2009 3 comments

This article is about using salting techniques to improve the security of authentication for websites.  Examples are in PHP but the techniques apply to any language. Read more…

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Maintaining Privacy at an Internet Cafe

September 11th, 2006 Comments off

Accessing any protected system from an Internet Cafe-type situation is always a risk. This is because you have no way of knowing whether there is any spy/sniffing/keylogging software on the PC – either installed by another user or by the sysadmin. The following are tips to minimise the risks

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10 Windows Password Myths

August 23rd, 2006 Comments off

Tips on choosing a Windows password and myths about what constitutes a good password here

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