Password Security During Reset Process

I wanted to share this article about websites/applications’ password reset process by Troy Hunt. It has a ton of information and examples of how to securely store passwords (with encryption and 1-way hashing), what username enumeration is, what a persistent password is, the purpose of CAPTCHAs, secret questions, etc. On […]

My Name is Changing Wednesday!

I’m reinventing myself as my original self on Wednesday. The last 11 months have been a wild ride. One where I’ve learned a lot. I learned a lot about those around me, their capacity for supporting me, about Ohio dissolution law (and about interesting tangentially-related laws that seem decades behind where […]

WordPress Mystery Story

WordPress Mystery | Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel via Unsplash

One time, I was working in a WordPress site that had a category that contained seemingly random posts. The name was “New Members” and it wasn’t really descriptive of what was actually in it. I went to edit the category and realized I couldn’t delete it. Then, one day months […]