Don't just fix security vulnerabilities, prevent the habits that cause them in the first place.
If you ever wondered the best way to encrypt a username or row ID for an obfuscated URL in PHP, this is the article for you.
No matter what language you're developing in, there's really only one cryptography library that shines above the rest.
With PHP 7 nearing its official release, let's reflect on the state of cryptography in PHP applications.
A human-readable overview of commonly misused cryptography terms and fundamental concepts.
Some useful things that can be built with a CSPRNG.
A lesson on cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generators in PHP, and how to generate random integers and strings from a high quality entropy source like /dev/urandom to generate secure random passwords in PHP.
Although Cross-Site Scripting is one of the most common vulnerabilities on the Internet, it remains an unsolved problem (unlike SQL Injection).
It's 2015; there's no excuse for writing code vulnerable to SQL Injection any more
Alternative title: "Libmcrypt considered harmful." You should use libsodium if you can, or OpenSSL if you can't.
Will tomorrow bring costly and embarrassing data breaches? Or will it bring growth, success, and peace of mind?
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