Application Security Tips Part 3–Protect Your Passwords

My ongoing series on application security has taken an interesting turn. For part 3 – Protect Your Passwords, I decided to submit my post as a guest writer on Simple Programmer, a great site run by John Sonmez. Turns out they liked my idea and it is now officially up on the site. I wanted …

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Application security tips part 2 – SQL Injection

In part one of this series, I discussed the process of threat modeling an application. Once that step is done, you will have some concrete threats for which you need to prepare. Let's take a look at some of the threats that you would likely identify as part of the threat modeling exercise and how …

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Application Security Tips for New Developers–Series Introduction

The global financial messaging system, SWIFT, was the victim of an $81 million cyber heist from a Bangladeshi bank due to shoddy security. LinkedIn had 117 million accounts stolen from its databases. Tumblr got hacked and had 65 million accounts leaked. The browser company Opera had its synchronization server hacked, leaking the passwords of 2 …

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