Storing Sessions in a database

Most common applications and “home-brew” sites use sessions for storing temporary data as well as authentication. However, sometimes a developer may want the session to span over multiple domains and or servers, and some may just be very security conscience. It is common knowledge that session data is stored in... [Read More]

Secure Hashing

Many developers believe in the practice of securing passwords and other financial data using a hash function (a function of turning some kind of data into a small number that may serve as a digital “fingerprint”). However just hashing a password isn’t enough it may still be bruteforced and as... [Read More]

Uploading Files

PHP as you all know is a very powerful and yet fairly loose language, however one of it’s very usefully abilities is the ability to upload files. PHP can upload literally any type of file you allow it to. However this can also open up many holes for many exploits,... [Read More]
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