The pundits are right: Susan Mauldin's music degrees didn't make her a bad chief security officer. Her failure to do even the obvious basics did.
Sanitize and normalize those inputs; grant and use the bare minimal permissions needed for a task.
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Hacking is intentionally changing something to work other than as designed. Blagging is exploiting someone's ignorance or inattention.
Use PHP to extract terms from a MySQL database table and automatically tag an input string with those terms.
HB Gary made a number of simple mistakes that led to a major hack. Those mistakes are all too common, in every organization.
As I was saying … today’s comic from xkcd:
It’s a trial for me to listen to people complain about privacy on Facebook or anonymity on the Web. Don’t get me wrong; you aren’t going to fi...
Every programmer needs a strong password generator in his toolbox. This one allows for minimum lengths and requirements for a minimum number of capitals, number...