Month: January 2014

Build Your Own Email Features with Open Source Filtering Software

Filtered is an open source PHP-based IMAP mail filtering platform. While Filtered provides basic mail filtering features and learns from the folders you drag and drop your email to, it is also a powerful foundational platform to enhance and innovate...

/ January 14, 2014

How to Store Two Way Encrypted Passwords (and Credit Cards) in MySQL

As part of my open source IMAP mail filtering applet, Filtered, I wrote code to securely encrypt and store email user names and passwords in a MySQL database so that they can be decrypted as well. The technique is outlined...

/ January 13, 2014
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Breakups and Cutoff Culture

Cutting off  exes not only hurts our former partners but limits our own growth as well. Most of us don’t blink when a friend says they’ve cut off an ex. But if you’ve ever been cut off by someone you...

/ January 11, 2014

How to Encrypt Selected Messages in Gmail

Since the revelation of NSA access to Google Gmail servers, it’s clear that Gmail is readily browsable by authorities without a warrant.  Furthermore, using PGP encryption with your contacts is difficult to set up and get both parties to use...

/ January 9, 2014