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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.


Jul
1
comment Is it neccessary that website certificate must have site URL?
"The www subdomain is treated as a special case." Source?
Jun
29
comment Twitter.com in private browsing leaks data to normal browser. Other sites as well? Bug or feature?
What makes a browser "official"? (I think the word you want is reputable.)
Jun
17
revised Use of obscure URL for security
form -> from. RFC2606 domain name. Added a necessary comma to clear up a garden-path sentence.
Jun
17
suggested approved edit on Use of obscure URL for security
May
26
revised What is the role of RSA in ECDHE-RSA?
Tidied grammar.
May
26
suggested approved edit on What is the role of RSA in ECDHE-RSA?
May
11
revised How are digital certificates compared?
Tidied grammar.
May
11
suggested approved edit on How are digital certificates compared?
May
9
suggested rejected edit on What is the most security benefit of a clean desk policy?
May
8
revised What is the most security benefit of a clean desk policy?
Fixed link text (link on B). Parenthetical (book title, "like paperwork") remarks in comma-pairs (a comma before and after the remark). Book title in italics.
May
8
suggested approved edit on What is the most security benefit of a clean desk policy?
May
5
revised How is the session ID sent securely?
Tidied grammar (a smaller fix got in ahead of me).
May
5
suggested approved edit on How is the session ID sent securely?
Apr
27
comment How can I explain SQL injection without technical jargon?
No. It explains what you can achieve with SQL injection. It explains precisely nothing about what SQL injection is. And slut-shaming is boring, unpleasant, and unwarranted on a "professional" site.
Apr
26
comment How can I explain SQL injection without technical jargon?
This does not in any way answer the question. It's merely a puerile joke, and contributes nothing valuable to this site.
Apr
23
revised “Authorized” Man in the middle
Fixed grammar and spelling.
Apr
23
suggested approved edit on “Authorized” Man in the middle
Apr
18
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/.
Apr
18
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.