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A qualified chemist who somehow drifted into web development. I've learned (to a greater or lesser degree of accuracy) PHP and JavaScript, and would like to learn something completely different for the sake of it. I'm a weirdo who actually enjoys reading (and sometimes writing) technical documentation.


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revised Why do some bank websites use passwords that are not case sensitive?
Login: noun. Log in: phrasal verb. And we really don't need text-message abbreviations here, so I got rid of the awful w/.
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suggested approved edit on Why do some bank websites use passwords that are not case sensitive?
Apr
7
comment Is there any reason for using private key 2 times when creating security hash?
Is it two private keys? My reading of the question was that it was the same private key, used twice.
Mar
27
revised Why does rfc6797 say “An HSTS Host MUST NOT include the STS header field in HTTP responses over non-secure transport.”
Tidied grammar.
Mar
27
suggested approved edit on Why does rfc6797 say “An HSTS Host MUST NOT include the STS header field in HTTP responses over non-secure transport.”
Mar
24
awarded  Yearling
Mar
24
revised Should I use urandom() or openssl_random_pseudo_bytes()?
Tidied grammar.
Mar
24
suggested approved edit on Should I use urandom() or openssl_random_pseudo_bytes()?
Mar
4
comment Untrusted connection visiting https://www.opensource.apple.com/
@Zboson. I vaguely recall that Internet Explorer is lax about certificate checking where the only difference is the www.
Feb
20
revised Why was the private key of the Superfish certificate so easily extractable?
Tidied grammar and link text.
Feb
20
suggested approved edit on Why was the private key of the Superfish certificate so easily extractable?
Feb
10
revised What makes twitter different than other sites regarding users anonymity
Tidied grammar.
Feb
10
suggested approved edit on What makes twitter different than other sites regarding users anonymity
Feb
9
revised Why can protocols on higher layers be left unchanged?
Fixed grammatical error in title.
Feb
9
suggested approved edit on Why can protocols on higher layers be left unchanged?
Feb
2
revised I can't access websites that use HTTPS, instead getting the message “your connection is not private”!
Incorporated information from comment.
Feb
2
suggested approved edit on I can't access websites that use HTTPS, instead getting the message “your connection is not private”!
Feb
2
revised What is Provable Security?
Improved grammar, title, and link text.
Feb
2
suggested approved edit on What is Provable Security?
Jan
22
revised Why should I use whitelist on a WAF?
Corrected spelling, capitalisation, punctuation. Rewrote slightly.