☑ Hash Collision Fun

When dealing with data structures that involve hashing, most commonly hash tables, it’s fairly common knowledge that your choice of hash function is an important performance consideration. What’s perhaps less well known is that it can be an important security consideration too - this article briefly discusses why.

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20 Mar 2015 at 7:36AM by Andy Pearce in Software  | Photo by Jens Herrndorff on Unsplash  | Tags: data-structures security  |  See comments

☑ Passwords: You’re doing it wrong

There are few technical topics about which there’s more FUD than picking a strong password.

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11 Jul 2013 at 3:55PM by Andy Pearce in Software  | Photo by Jose Fontano on Unsplash  | Tags: security python  |  See comments