Next week kicks off the latest version of ZendCon in Las Vegas. Though I had, for a time, expected to be there … I won’t be. You should know why.
March 23, 2008 was the day my friend Sean introduced me to Twitter. It was a foreign concept to me. A website that would forward text messages from you to a group of friends – and forward any messages they sent back to you. I was hooked. Sean had called the system “crack” and, honestly, […]
The past few weeks have been exciting! I recently purchased the new Oryx Pro by System76 and have been absolutely loving the new machine. Here are some photos and first thoughts from my setup experience. Unboxing First and foremost, it took a bit longer for my machine to arrive than I’d expected. I was one of […]
Rather than use GPG and SSH keys housed on individual machines, I embed my GPG private keys on Yubikeys by default. This allows me to keep my keys somewhat portable (i.e. I can use them on multiple devices) while preventing my keys from leaking if anyone accesses my machine without my permission. This is the same workflow I […]
Last month I discovered a critical SQL injection vulnerability in the no-longer-developed yet still actively used Cart66 Pro plugin for WordPress. Here are the details …
Today I introduce the a new plugin that provides secure updates for WordPress: DGXPCO.