Nice explanation of an already disclosed technique to defeat the "Passive Keyless Entry and Start" system of several cars:
"Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back."
Collecting Information about a Windows system, in context of finding ways to do a privilege escalation:
How developers can defend open source from the EU copyright proposal:
A few facts about the vote on the 12th of September:
You still have a few days left, to contact your country's MEPs
A really nice intro to "decorators" in Python:
Bet on "toy markets" - niches that look tiny now, but will be big in the future.
Because of hindsight bias, it's hard to look back at Amazon's decision to sell books online, and understand how small and uncertain the opportunity may have seemed back then. And it's difficult to look at markets that seem tiny now, and realize how fast they will grow.
It's tempting to do what everyone else does, but really huge opportunities look like risky bets on toy markets.
good news: Eleven research funders in Europe announce ‘Plan S’ to make all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published.
When using only client-side analytics solutions, you have to take into account the issues described in the following post:
I once wrote about them (https://blog.ovalerio.net/archives/868) but now this post presents more detailed data to support it.
Bypassing web application firewalls
"Diffy" a new tool to help triage security incidents, on cloud based environments:
On shipping software (mainly SaaS):
Easy to digest intro to authentication and authorization on the web:
Cool write up:
Always: DEBUG=False for any Django website exposed to the internet.