Tag archive for "security"

What happened to bitcoin-24.com?

Bad: Licensing, Data leak, Password security, Accounting, DB integrity and Float arithmetic. Donations: 16zN9HGvB7fBmfWgysWpJ5wTNUf82fFDNN No BTC? 2014-10-02 Bitcoin24 down again The "new" site has been down for around 24 hours now. The cloudflare error is a rather disturbing "SSL handshake failed". I have been told that neither fiat nor bitcoin ... more

Password protecting the wp-admin directory

Several places recommend to block the WordPress admin area with a password. While this certainly is a good idea, implementing it properly is non-trivial. One of the problems is that the WordPress Ajax handler script is located in the admin directory. So password-protecting the admin area will break all Ajax ... more