Posts about security

14
Jul
2015

Securely Signing PHP Phar Files With OpenSSL

PHP's PHAR archives (PHp ARchives, get it?) are a neat development. They're a way to distribute an entire PHP application as a single archived file that can be executed directly...
5
Oct
2010

Google Chrome, Mac OS X and Self-Signed SSL Certificates

I've been using Google Chrome as my primary browser for the last few months. Sorry, Firefox, but with all the stuff I need to work installed, you're so slow as...
23
Aug
2008

Automatically Expiring Passwords

Tags: usability, passwords, securityI do a little bit of work for a friend on the side every now and then. He has a small online store set up with a...
15
Jun
2008

Security on Shared Hosts

Shared hosts are a reality for many small businesses or businesses that aren't oriented around moving massive amounts of data. This is a given - we can't all afford racks...