So I found out a pretty disturbing thing today. Apparently the popular chrome extension The Great Suspender has been taken over by a potentially malicious mainter. I personally don't use the extension, but if you do, be sure to check out the Github issue.

Breaking The Browser – A tale of IPC, credentials and backdoors

Published: 12 January 2021
Tags: infosec

In the theme of the intro, this post is about browser security, and specifically, Chrome on Windows. In this article, Dylan does a deep dive into how he was able to inject function hook into the Chrome network service to read in plain text all data that was passed to the SSL function. Dylan then takes this a step further, reading all data that is passed between Chrome services.

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Abusing C# For Loops For Job Security

Published: 11 January 2021
Tags: csharp, satire

In this day and age, you never know when you might get replaced by some younger hotshot who's willing to work 2x more than you, for 2x less, with cutting edge tech whose name references some pop culture you've never even heard of. Well what better way to secure your future with a company than by writing code only you understand? Eddie Abbondanzio's article has you covered. He'll show you all the tricks of turning a simple for loop into a one liner masterpiece that'll stump any millennial.

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Go (golang) Error Handling - A Different Philosophy

Published: 12 January 2021
Tags: go, csharp

One of the things I love about finding and exploring new programming languages is coming across a novel design philosophy. It usually ends up as inspiration for some design choice in a different language I'm using. Jeremy Clark's article takes a look at the error handling philosophy for Go and compares it to C#. Jeremy also does a good job of highlighting the conventions as he goes.

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