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How Much Security is Needed?

January 21, 2004 - 662 words , 3 comments
Not all security measures are appropriate in all situations. You need to consider the value of the information being protected when designing a security system. Also, some novel approaches to preventing dictionary attacks.
Also tagged as: bruteforce dictionaryattack simonwillison

Ecommerce liability

June 19, 2003 - 123 words , 2 comments
Guess has been fined by the government for leaving their Web site open to known security vulnerabilities. What affect will this have on your business?
Also tagged as: ecommerce ftc guess privacy

Broken aggregator

January 17, 2003 - 294 words , 3 comments
Bad feeds have broken my aggregator. This problem could be exploited by a malicious attacker.
Also tagged as: aggregator rss

Minority Security Report

December 18, 2002 - 54 words
Tom Cruise demonstrates poor security administration practices.
Also tagged as: movies

Deny everything

October 3, 2002 - 118 words
When thinking security, only open what is neccessary. Block everything else, including the unknown.
Also tagged as: sanitize

Process Tags security update

August 6, 2002 - 65 words , 1 comment
You’ll want to read this if you use the Process Tags Movable Type plugin.
Also tagged as: movabletype plugin processtags

How to hack our site

June 16, 2002 - 45 words , 3 comments
The New York Times has an embarassing secret.
Also tagged as: newyorktimes

Ignoring Security Alerts

March 6, 2002 - 46 words , 1 comment
When a programmer found a security hole in Guess’s Web site that allowed him to...
Also tagged as: email guess

Secure Code

March 4, 2002 - 90 words
I read a review of what sounds like an interesting book, "Writing Secure Code" by...
Also tagged as: books development

Application firewalls

February 25, 2002 - 77 words , 1 comment
As companies secure their physical networks with firewalls and strict security policies, hackers are turning...
Also tagged as: ecommerce firewalls

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