Django Reinhardt

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awarded  Notable Question
Nov
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accepted Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
Nov
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awarded  Commentator
Nov
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comment Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
Also, there's a security element to this, as the strings could have a monetary value. It's essential that they not be predictable in any way.
Nov
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comment Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
@Adnan Thanks, I'll consider it. Obviously it means less potential permutations which, depending on the length of the string the client wants, and the printer is happy printing, could be a big problem.
Nov
16
comment Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
+1 I don't understand enough about cryptography to be able to appreciate if your answer truly is an improvement or not! It's complicated stuff :) Thanks, though!
Nov
16
comment Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
@Adnan So you would suggest that $code = bin2hex(openssl_random_pseudo_bytes(12)); is the perfect solution to this problem?
Nov
16
asked Generating a TRULY random string in PHP
Nov
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comment How does HSBC's “Secure Key” actually work?
It's definitely not 2: When you press the button you often get the same number. And I sometimes happily click away at it many times before entering a number. If you think about it, in real world terms, 2 is a terrible solution. A user could easily irreversibly make the secure key worthless by entering their pin and pressing generate key 10 times.
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Jan
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revised Should I be disabling Java?
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awarded  Nice Question
Jan
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accepted Should I be disabling Java?
Jan
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asked Should I be disabling Java?
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Mar
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comment How can I prevent someone from accessing a Windows XP system via boot disk?
I appreciate what you're saying, but the example is Windows XP, so it's pretty clear it's not going to be an unattended server. Useful information though, thanks.
Mar
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comment How can I prevent someone from accessing a Windows XP system via boot disk?
Lol. Doh. That stinks.