Protecting Yourself Against Insecure Websites

There's a big problem with the internet right now: there are a large number of websites storing passwords insecurely. It seems there are lots of bad developers out there who don't know how to store passwords properly. That's fine, it's not really their fault, everyone had to learn at some point, and some people just haven't come across the information yet. Perhaps "bad" isn't the right word, "inexperienced" would be a better description. The life of a programmer is one of constant learning after all (if you're a decent programmer, the worst code you've ever seen is likely to be code you wrote a few years earlier). Read More...