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Password Salting Techniques

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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 l...

Missing tooltips in Firefox 3.5 and IE8

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I’ve just upgraded to Firefox 3.5 and noticed that tooltips had stopped working.  I then checked Internet Explorer 8 and found tooltips were not working ther...

Run SysInternals tools direct from the web

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SysInternals tools are a fantastic set of free utilities written by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell.  There are invaluable for system admins and Windows ...

DOS Equivalent of GREP

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In Unix you can pipe the output of a command into the GREP command in order to only display the lines that contain a required string.  This is means you don’...