Hackers use Google Analytics to steal credit cards (bleepingcomputer.com)
Typically, a digital skimmer (aka Magecart1) runs on dodgy servers in tax havens, and its location reveals its nefarious intent. But when a skimming campaign runs entirely on trusted Google servers, very few security systems will flag it as suspicious.
Journalist’s phone hacked by new ‘invisible’ technique: All he had to do was visit one website. Any website (thestar.com)
Forensic evidence gathered by Amnesty International on Radi’s phone shows that it was infected by “network injection,” a fully automated method where an attacker intercepts a cellular signal when it makes a request to visit a website.
Analysis of SwissCovid [PDF] (lasec.epfl.ch)
Besides, one author of this report was suggested by EPFL2 to correct some “incorrect” statements in the (unpublished at that time) report. For transparency, we decided to let the report as is and to augment it with this addendum.
The Pragmatic Engineer’s Developer Culture Test (blog.pragmaticengineer.com)
With this, I give you the Developer Culture Test: 3 areas with 5 questions each for a healthy organization, where developers thrive. In my experience, any tech company you’d call decent company should have the 3 basic points nailed, and cover at least 4 out of the 5 points in each area.
How Web Accessibility Works (blog.segunolalive.com)
Just as browsers generate the DOM3 and CSSOM4, they also generate an Accessibility Object Model. The AOM5 is a tree data structure similar to the Document Object Model (DOM) but for accessibility information.
Is WebP really better than JPEG? (siipo.la)
The Return of the 90s Web (mxb.dev)
When I look at some of the trends on the web today, I wonder if we’re at that point yet. I wonder if we’re ready to revisit some of the ideas of the early web again.
Blogging is one of the best ways of learning (matuzo.at)
I’ve learned so much more in the last 4-5 years compared to the years before, just because I wrote and talked about the topics that interested me and not about things I already knew.
Cat sitting on keyboard crashes lightdm (bugs.launchpad.net)
Locked screen to go to lunch, upon return from lunch cat was sitting on keyboard, login screen was frozen & unresponsive. To replicate: In unity hit ctrl-alt-l, place keyboard on chair. Sit on keyboard.
An Intro to Compilers (nicoleorchard.com)
How to Speak to Computers, Pre-Siri