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Archive for August, 2022

iOS/Android Privacy: InAppBrowser.com – see what JavaScript commands get injected through an in-app browser · Felix Krause

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/31

Especially on Archive, but also on Android and other mobile operating systems, mobile apps can have their in-app browsers to circumvent the OS provided wrapper around the system browser.

On iOS, the Safari is the only system browser engine whereas on Android you can have other engines too, so less Android applications have in-app browsers.

Most of those in-app browsers are in social media applications that go to great length to keep their users inside a walled garden.

The site [Wayback/Archive] inAppBrowser.com helps checking how severely information is leaked through the in-app browser as those potentially have a lot of control. TikTok is worst capturing all input including credentials like user names and passwords.

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Posted in Chrome, Conference Topics, Conferences, Development, Event, Firefox, iOS Development, JavaScript/ECMAScript, Mobile Development, Power User, Privacy, Safari, Scripting, Security, Software Development, Web Browsers, Web Development | Leave a Comment »

Making SMB Accessible with NTLMquic – TrustedSec

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/30

For my link archive: [Wayback/Archive] Making SMB Accessible with NTLMquic – TrustedSec

Via [Wayback/Archive] Florian Hansemann on Twitter: “”Making SMB Accessible with NTLMquic” #pentest #redteam #infosec”

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Posted in Development, Power User, Red team, Security, Software Development, Windows, Windows Development | Leave a Comment »

If you are a Signal messenger user: there has been a breach, so please enable “Registration Lock” in the mobile app to protect your account

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/29

For Signal messenger users: please visit [Wayback/Archive] Signal PIN: manage Registration Lock – Signal Support then enable it on your mobile phone.

The breach: [Wayback/Archive] Twilio attacker ‘explicitly’ looked for 3 Signal numbers • The Register

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Since about 5 months now, there has been a new Chocolatey package maintainer for OpenVPN

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/26

Last winter, I discovered that the OpenVPN version on Chocolatey was really old: it had not been updated since 2019.

Most  Chocolatey maintainers are volunteers and sometimes the burden can become too large. Back then the maintainer was [Wayback/Archive] Chocolatey Software | wget, but luckily [Wayback/Archive] Chocolatey Software | dgalbraith has stepped in and in March 2022 bumped the version from [Wayback/Archive] Chocolatey Software | OpenVPN 2.4.7 to [Wayback/Archive] Chocolatey Software | OpenVPN – Open Source SSL VPN Solution 2.5.4 and kept maintaining (currently there is [Wayback/Archive] Chocolatey Software | OpenVPN – Open Source SSL VPN Solution 2.5.7).

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Chocolatey, Hardware, Network-and-equipment, OpenVPN, Power User, ssh/sshd, VPN, Windows | Leave a Comment »

That new Carbon language, it has a net zero footprint, right?

Posted by jpluimers on 2022/08/25

No, Carbon is not the same thing as the same named MacOS Carbon API it .

Someone had to make it: [Wayback/Archive] Jeroen Wiert Pluimers on Twitter: “@d_feldman That has a net zero Carbon footprint, right? (OK, I’ll show myself out)”.

Luckily Googlers themselves are joking about it as well:

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Posted in C, C++, Carbon, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

 
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