16 December 2009 | Comments | security, database, passwords, programming, webdev
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.
11 September 2008 | Comments | code, coding, development, mysql, php, programming, security, tips, tutorial, web, webdesign, webdev
The fourth part of the Writing Secure PHP series, covering cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery and character encoding security issues.
27 July 2005 | Comments | webdev, security, programming, php, web, tips, work, guide
The third part of the Writing Secure PHP series, covering weak passwords, clients and more advanced topics.
22 March 2005 | Comments | security, webdev, development, programming, mysql, php, web, work, imported
Learn how to improve your security a little further with the second part of this PHP tutorial.
15 March 2005 | Comments | howto, webdev, security, programming, php, password, protect, sysadmin, htaccess, website, apache, directory, generator
A tutorial explaining how to retrict access to a directory on a web server using .htaccess.
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.
16 July 2004 | Comments | code, coding, development, mysql, php, programming, security, tips, tutorial, web, webdesign, webdev
Learn how to avoid some of the most common mistakes in PHP, and so make your sites more secure.