Did John McAfee Die In Prison? Probably Not, here’s why

John McAfee, the pioneer of anti-virus software is reported dead by commiting suicide in a Spain prison. Is he dead? Probably not. Based on John’s past adventures, the chance of death by suicide is extremely low. A quick history recap, McAfee escaped Belize when the police wanted him for questioning about the death of his […]

Krypton, a new encryption — is it worth our time?

Do we need a new encryption? Why do we need a new cryptography? Those are the two questions I’ve asked the creator of Krypton-320 a 320 bit Java based symmetrical encryption repeatedly for months. Creator notaidan, believes that we do need a new cryptography, many of his answers over the months to questions are privacy […]

wp_create_nonce does not secure you against CSRF or XSRF

A lock representing security for your website

What is wp_create_nonce and what is it for? wp_create_nonce is a function for theme and plugin developers using WordPress. The majority of developers understandably believe this secures their forms from cross site request forgery, unfortunately it doesn’t. WordPress is great at making functions for developers that any reasonable person would believe has security built-in. When […]

What is a SQL Injection? Is My Site safe?

What is a SQL injection? A sql injection put simply is when someone injects their own code or information into your site or apps database. The way this happens is usually due to a vulnerable piece of code that didn’t put in security measures around the interaction allowed with the database. What is a database? […]

WordPress is_admin unsafe & On Your Site

What is WordPress is_admin and how is it on my site? is_admin is a WordPress function used for plugins and themes, which developers misunderstand. The WordPress function is_admin sounds like code that would make sure the user is an admin, but that isn’t the case. Instead is_admin() checks to see if you’re on an administrator […]