Today's Question:  What's your opinion about Alibaba mooncake incident?        GIVE A SHOUT

  WRITE ARTICLE

 SECURITY


  Three Simple Ways to Improve the Security of Your Web App

It seems like web app security has entered the public conscious recently, probably as a result of the press covering the activities of groups like Anonymous and incidents like security breaches at several CAs. Here are a couple of quick security tips to improve the security of your web apps. Think of these as low-hanging fruit, not as a substitute for thorough analysis of your app’s security. If there’s interest in this topic we can do more posts, too - let us know in the comments! Pro...

1,699 0 0          SECURITY SSL WEB APP X-FRAME-OPTIONS


  FUCK PASSWORDS

I'm so tired of passwords. So, so, so tired. Most people don't understand this. Most people use the same password everywhere. Most people can just mechanically type out password3 in every password box, smirking to themselves at how clever they are, because who would ever guess 3 instead of 1? I don't do that. Let me tell you what i do. I generate a different password for every service, based on a convoluted master password and the name of the thing. I do this because it's what you're...

2,926 0 0          SECURITY PASSWORD RANDOM GENERATION HARD TO REMEMBER


  Full disk encryption is too good, says US intelligence agency

You might be shocked to learn this, but when a quivering-lipped Chloe from 24 cracks the encryption on a terrorist’s hard drive in 30 seconds, the TV show is faking it. “So what? It’s just a TV show.” Well, yes, but it turns out that real federal intelligence agencies, like the FBI, CIA, and NSA, also have a problem cracking encrypted hard disks — and according to a new research paper, this is a serious risk to national security.The study, titled “The growing...

1,101 0 0          FDE FULL DISK ENCRYPTION CRACK DIFFICULTY


  Setting server timezone

To set your web servers date timezone, for example for Eastern Standard Time (EST) use the following code:SetEnv TZ America/IndianapolisFor example, for Los Angeles time (Pacific time), use the following code:SetEnv TZ America/Los_AngelesOther location examples include:America/New_York - Eastern Time America/Detroit - Eastern Time - Michigan (most locations) America/Louisville - Eastern Time (Louisville, Kentucky) America/Indianapolis - Eastern Standard Time (Indiana, most locatio...

1,127 0 0          SERVER CHANGE .HTACCESS TIME ZONE