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Hashes are used almost everywhere on the web, behind the scenes, to protect your passwords. Learn why it's important to always add salt to your hashes.

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The fourth part of the Writing Secure PHP series, covering cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery and character encoding security issues.

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The third part of the Writing Secure PHP series, covering weak passwords, clients and more advanced topics.

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Learn how to improve your security a little further with the second part of this PHP tutorial.

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A tutorial explaining how to retrict access to a directory on a web server using .htaccess.

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Are Cookies Dangerous?


18 August 2004   |   Comments   |   security, web, cookies

Many inexperienced web users are terrified of cookies, convinced that they are being used to send all their private information (and money) to some sinister group of internet scum. Here is a simple guide to what cookies are and how to make sure you maintain your privacy.

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Learn how to avoid some of the most common mistakes in PHP, and so make your sites more secure.

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How to validate email addresses according to ISO standards with PHP.

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