Technical Notes of Ehi Kioya

Technical Notes of Ehi Kioya

How SQL Injection Hacks Work

How SQL Injection Hacks Work

SQL injection is a form of hack that lets the hacker run SQL code against your database. Hackers can steal or destroy data, but they can also insert malicious code into your database. SQL injection is common on WordPress sites. If you own a website and download plugins on your site, this article will help you understand how SQL injection works and what you can do to be protected from it.

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An Introduction To Two-Factor Authentication

An Introduction To Two-Factor Authentication

Hackers continue to think of new ways to get around security blocks on websites. Their goal is to bypass your user authentication process and gain access to sensitive data. Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or two-step verification) is one way to stop them in their tracks. This article explains two-factor authentication, the security process, and highlights what you need in order to implement it on your site.

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High Level Tips For Developing Apps For Wearables

High Level Tips For Developing Apps For Wearables

Wearable technology can still be considered new technology today. Wearables include new smart watches, smart fitness bands, etc. Programming apps for wearables is different from development for mobile devices or desktops. This article highlights some basic concerns for programmers who want to embrace the new world of developing apps for wearable devices.

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10 Old Technologies That Just Won’t Disppear

10 Old Technologies That Just Won't Disppear

In a world where technology is constantly moving forward at an alarming rate, it sometimes seems odd when people are still using things like typewriters, fax machines, dial-up Internet, and landline phones. However, while many of these old technologies are becoming increasingly relegated to small niches, they continue to play an important role behind the scenes of modern society. This article takes a look at ten such technologies.

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Why Saving A Password In A Browser Could Increase Security

Why Saving A Password In A Browser Could Increase Security

Saving a password in a browser might seem like a bad idea from a security perspective. But not really. For certain types of malware, saving a password in a browser could actually be a security measure. Very specifically, it can add a layer of security against keyloggers. This article explains what keyloggers are, and how saving your password in your browser could protect you against them.

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Two Simple Ways To Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

Two Simple Ways To Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

When your Wi-Fi signal goes down, so do all your cool high-tech devices. This article provides two tips you can use to boost your Wi-Fi signal without spending a dime.

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Working With Video And Audio HTML5 Media Tags

Working With Video And Audio HTML5 Media Tags

Two new media tags were introduced with HTML5. The video and audio tags. If your website distributes video and audio, you may want to host your own videos using these new HTML5 media tags. By hosting your own videos, you can breakaway from YouTube and Vimeo’s rules and avoid having your channel suspended. This article discusses how to use both of these tags in your web pages.

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Disabling Drag And Drop In SharePoint Document Libraries

Disabling Drag And Drop In SharePoint Document Libraries

There are certain scenarios where the drag and drop method of uploading files to SharePoint document libraries is not desired. Here’s a quick way to disable this feature.

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How To Set A Date Value In A SharePoint Designer Workflow

How To Set A Date Value In A SharePoint Designer Workflow

This article explains different methods of setting a date value (date variable) using a SharePoint designer workflow. It describes how a date variable can be set to either a static date, a dynamic date, or a calculated date.

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Get SharePoint Internal Names [With Url Decoding]

Get SharePoint Internal Names [With Url Decoding]

Two quick methods of grabbing the internal names of SharePoint fields. The first method includes a URL encoding and decoding tool so you don’t have to worry about doing this manually.

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I'm a Software Engineer and Technology Blogger. My primary line of work is with Microsoft products. However, I'm also a huge fan of open source technologies. You'll find my professional details on LinkedIn. You can also find me on Facebook (Profile and Page), Twitter, and Google+.  - I welcome new connections.

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