Microsoft SmartScreen is a pain in the butt for developers. It pops up scary warnings for files that it doesn't recognize, telling the user that they're potentially harmful.
Category: Software Development
You're writing a program that connects to a server, and want to store the user's login details for their convenience. How do you do so securely?
Technology. When it works, it's great. Amazing things can be done with technology. When it fails, though, it becomes a frustrating time sucking monster.
Last blog post I mentioned that you should never store passwords in plain text on a server. Actually, you shouldn't store passwords in plain text on any computer, including servers.
If you're writing a network server like I am with ZitaFTP, then you may be tempted to create a custom encryption algorithm to store some data.
There's no ZitaFTP Server release this week, because last week I was busy paying down some technical debt instead of making progress.
A few months ago I started having trouble where ZitaFTP Server sometimes wouldn't be able to bind to its data ports. The error was confusing: "permission denied."
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