When visitors first land at your homepage, often you want to do something special. You may want to show a special message, change the header, or do a number of different things. Using the normal backend administration, you can set various modules to display based upon the menu item in Joomla 1.5; however, an empty module position may throw off your design. For example, if you have a three column layout, but only want to show two columns on the frontpage this can be problematic to setup each individual module position, and if you change, add, or remove modules this can be a real headache to implement. Furthermore, if you are developing a template for third party users…Web Development » #Joomla #templates
Eric Goldman is a security professional with experience in the banking and manufacturing sectors. His primary interest is in security policy, compliance, and human factors. His research focuses on how IT teams can improve security and move towards a proactive security mindset. His research has been showcased in academic journals as well as professional journals. Eric also authors and contributes to security/software projects to help end users make informed decisions and protect their identity and security.
While as humans we perceive words as a collection of letters or glyphs as full word representations (e.g., Chinese) computers store everything as a binary representation, including letters. Every letter is represented in binary as some numeric value which is constant within a character set. The most familiar simple character set is the ASCII Character Set, which covers most standard English letters and numbers. However of course, other letters exists…Web Development » #utf-8 #iso-8859-1 #mojibake #ascii #encoding #character set
Oracle's iRecruitment software is a HR system used by many government agencies and large private corporations. The system can be used to manage hiring information as well as current employee records. Upon using one such company's hiring system as an external applicant, I followed a hyperlink and was able to recover the entire company's corporate hierarchy, which includes employees names, contact information (primarily business-centric, but some personal information such as cell phones). More importantly, the vulnerability shows departmental breakdowns and reporting relationships in the hierarchy. Depending upon the amount of information stored and where by a particular organization, this could result in violation of employee privacy protection laws such as those from the state of Massachusetts…Security » #Oracle #Vulnerability Report