blackhat.pm Archive

Recommended Links #8

I know it’s been a while since my last recommendations, but here’s a new batch: Learn Redis the hard way (in production); The arrival of AI; VPN’s are a solution to a privacy concern; PHP 7.2 deprecations; Stop using device breakpoints!; 12 useful hacks for Javascript; Malware infection rate is soaring on smartphones; Preload, prefetch

Political hacking is good

Some folks may say that no crime is good and that no crime should be left unpunished. And they would say this not because they feel like that, but only for the sake of political correctness. However political correctness has failed in all aspects of it’s coverage as it ended up discriminating the majorities in

Retargeting becomes more intrusive and lame

I first fell ‘victim’ to retargeting with Chinese websites like Aliexpress or Lightinthebox where you couldn’t access a product without starting to receive tons of spam about similar products. And when I say spam I mean literally tons of spam! So I started unsubscribing from every possible newsletter from the Chinese websites and the spamming

Acunetix releases a plugin for Jenkins

I just got this mail from Damian Fearnley the other day announcing that Acunetix has just released a plugin supporting integration with Jenkins: Hi We are pleased to announce the release of the Acunetix Jenkins Plugin. This plugin for Jenkins, the popular open source Continuous Integration (CI) automation platform, allows development and operations teams to

Vendors & providers with shady practices

I believe everyone that uses the internet on a daily basis has experienced or at least heard a story about shady practices coming from specific vendors or providers and because I hate it when people are overall lame I’ve decided to start a series of posts where I’m going to report well known and documented