SSL in irssi

After getting IPv6 working,I also wanted to move all my IRC connections over to SSL, because I think you should use secure protocols wherever possible. The easiest way to do …

WordPress 3.8.2

A new version of WordPress was released this week, which includes some important security updates. If you’re running a WordPress site, you should upgrade as soon as possible. There don’t …

Top PHP security blunders

Whilst looking through my archive of technology blog posts, I came across this article on SitePoint: Top 7 PHP Security Blunders. Although written in 2005, most of the points made …

WordPress 3.0.4 released

WordPress 3.0.4 has been released today and contains an important security update. Everyone is strongly advised to upgrade as soon as possible. More information about the vulnerability can be found …

Special characters in passwords

Recently I moved our website at work from one hosting provider to another. As we have several instances of the site (testing, demo, live etc.), each with their own separate …