"Not all attacks are equal: understanding and preventing DoS in web applications"
Plasma 5.20 is out 😊
A massive release, containing improvements to dozens of components, widgets, and the desktop behavior in general.
"Spotify: happy to let you move playlists to their service, unwilling to let you move them from their service."
🤷♂️ so open
"Google’s Android Security & Privacy team has launched the Android Partner Vulnerability Initiative (APVI) to manage security issues specific to Android OEMs."
Don't let the European Commission risk Internet users' rights in an untested experiment. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/eff-eu-commission-article-17-prioritize-users-rights-let-go-filters
"Typosquatting Is About More Than Typos"
@nipos yes, those are definitely good questions that need to be addressed. Nevertheless, the fact that Gitter will become just another instance in the Matrix network (while maintaining its own characteristics) is fantastic.
"Gitter is joining the Matrix ecosystem and will become the first major existing chat platform to switch to natively speaking Matrix!"
"Samsung TV owners complain about increasingly obtrusive ads"
"On its webpage intended for business partners, Samsung boasts that is has 50 million Smart TVs in operation and that it has the industry’s largest ACR data set."
So ... we no longer own our things, apparently we just buy direct sales channels into our homes 🤔
Looking for something interesting to watch today? Catch-up on this week’s Dweb meetup about how we can build something better than the Big Techs of today. Featuring @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org and @AmandineLePape@twitter.com
Spoiler: Matrix is incredibly well placed to help!
"What is the Value of Browser Diversity?"
vulnerability "that could be exploited by a remote attacker to crash and corrupt any uTorrent instance connected to the internet."
"Online Casino Roulette – A guideline for penetration testers and security researchers"
"By knowing where the user-controlled section of the domain name begins and ends, browsers can group cookies and history entries by site in a way that couldn't easily be done before."
@glidedon cool 🤔, didn't know that audio editor
What is the piece of software (app) you have used continuously for the longest period of time?
Congress should protect cash payment. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/pass-payment-choice-act
"The surprising traits of good remote leaders"
Full-stack developer, advocate of a free, secure and safe Internet. Nature lover and sports enthusiast.
[Header photo by Colin Watts, source Unsplash]
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