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Meme: Don't be a Dave!

Originator: @Polynomial, @LucasKauffman, others

Cultural Height: December 2012

Background: One of our most popular questions of all timemost popular questions of all time, with over 17 thousand views in the space of 3 weeks, had as its subject poor old Dave:

My developer, let's call him 'Dave', insists on using a home-brew script for hashing passwords. See Dave's proposal below...

Dave got a bit of flack for this approach, which is a wonderful target for old hands at security, and the ensuing discussions have led to questions like these being called out as 'Dave' questions, eg:

Lucas Kauffman: We've got a dave

There's also Dave's false maximDave's false maxim, which states:

If I add more crypto things, it will be more secure.

Meme: Don't be a Dave!

Originator: @Polynomial, @LucasKauffman, others

Cultural Height: December 2012

Background: One of our most popular questions of all time, with over 17 thousand views in the space of 3 weeks, had as its subject poor old Dave:

My developer, let's call him 'Dave', insists on using a home-brew script for hashing passwords. See Dave's proposal below...

Dave got a bit of flack for this approach, which is a wonderful target for old hands at security, and the ensuing discussions have led to questions like these being called out as 'Dave' questions, eg:

Lucas Kauffman: We've got a dave

There's also Dave's false maxim, which states:

If I add more crypto things, it will be more secure.

Meme: Don't be a Dave!

Originator: @Polynomial, @LucasKauffman, others

Cultural Height: December 2012

Background: One of our most popular questions of all time, with over 17 thousand views in the space of 3 weeks, had as its subject poor old Dave:

My developer, let's call him 'Dave', insists on using a home-brew script for hashing passwords. See Dave's proposal below...

Dave got a bit of flack for this approach, which is a wonderful target for old hands at security, and the ensuing discussions have led to questions like these being called out as 'Dave' questions, eg:

Lucas Kauffman: We've got a dave

There's also Dave's false maxim, which states:

If I add more crypto things, it will be more secure.

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