I made a URL Shortener on the admin interface of my website. The provider of the Shortener (YOURLS) secured the admin page with a security token, a nonce with 10 to 12 characters. I copied the whole ...
I have trouble understanding nonce. I read a very good answer related to nonce by @Thomas Pornin, but it is too complicated for me as I am new to cryptography. From what I know, nonce is used to ...
A good way to salt password? I have read a few answers related to salting password. But I started to get confused. I came across few functions people used to generate salt like: mcrypt_create_iv() ...