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If you're more of an office animal, then you're probably used to the pranks that people play to each other when going AFK. From Messenger status changes to humiliating Facebook posts or email messages promising free food & drinks to an entire mailing list, things can go wrong in a variety of ways. Well, if you're one of the victims, how about YOU playing a prank to the bad guys? Continue reading
Unless you live under a rock or you don't give a damn about what happens in the sec world, you have probably heard that the guys at French vendor VUPEN have succeeded to kneel down Google's Chrome browser and managed to execute arbitrary code by breaking out of the browser's sandbox. Shortly put, they pwn3d the browser that is widely touted as the most secure of its kind on the market. Continue reading
I have already created a WordPress plugin to automatically twitt my blog posts which relies on for permalink URL shortening, and the job seems to be pretty straightforward if you're using PHP. However, if you're planning to create a desktop application that, say, processes batches of URLs and transforms them in their diminutive version, there may be implementation issues. Continue reading