Friday, January 3, 2020

Security Series: CSRF - Cross-Site Request Forgery


Monitor Code Photo by Pankaj Patel on Unsplash

I previously described a SQL injection attack, and an XSS attack which is two of the main vulnerabilities on the web but another vulnerability that is often missed is the Cross-Site Request Forgery attack (CSRF). 

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Security Series: XSS - Cross-site Scripting

Monitor Code Photo by Ilya Pavlov on Unsplash

I probably learned more about CSS by fiddling with my MySpace account in 2003 than I did during my web design class in high school (a course where we only learned FrontPage and the magically generated nested-table code). 

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Security Series: SQL Injections

 
Earth Photo by NASA on Unsplash


    Although most of the hacks and data leaks you hear about now are due to misconfigurations of cloud services or weak credentials, a few of the 'classic' vulnerabilities are still out on the web.

Monday, March 11, 2019

SCaLE17x


The Southern California Linux Expo is an annual Linux/Open Source/Free Software conference held in Los Angeles, California.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Side Project: Game Dev


Creating a game has been something on my todo list since I’ve learned to program.
Matter of fact, my introduction to programming was at the age of 12 (1996) when my Windows 95 PC booted to DOS. Playing around with the command prompt I stumbled upon QBasic which was on my DOS 6.22 operating system.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Edmunds Disrupt Hackathon 2019


This year I participated in the “Edmunds Disrupt Hackathon” (Winter 2019), and I was surprised when my team came in third out of twenty competing teams.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

What is a Full Stack Developer?


Many people have varying opinions about what a full stack developer is.

A quick Google search will yield millions of results.

I recently had a conversation with my peers, and I was surprised to hear that many of them, if not all – believed that.

Thursday, September 15, 2011