Tag Archives: Other Software

Config Descriptions 1.0 released

I have written my third Firefox extension and uploaded it to AMO. Config Descriptions is a neat little utility addon that loads up all the source comments for default application preferences and shows them in about:config so you can have a clue as to what the prefs actually do without always having to look them …

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An entropy based password strength checker in a data URI

Sometime last month, around the time that some major breaches of user databases from some popular sites were making the news, I got to thinking about password strength. Fred Wenzel’s post about storing user passwords is a great read on the topic, and one little part struck me: for unsalted quick hashing algorithms, if the …

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