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[$] Further analysis of PyPI typosquatting

We have looked at the problem of confusingly named packages in repositories such as the Python Package Index (PyPI) before. In general, malicious actors create these packages with names that can be mistaken for those of legitimate packages in the repository in a form of “typosquatting”....


[$] A PHP syntax for discardable assignments

Recently, John Bafford revived a years-long conversation on expanding the syntax of the PHP foreach statement to include iterating solely over keys. Bafford, who wrote a patch and request for comments (RFC) on the matter back in 20… Continue Reading — [$] A PHP syntax...


BleedingTooth: critical kernel Bluetooth vulnerability

Several flaws in the BlueZ kernel Bluetooth stack prior to Linux 5.9 are being reported by Intel and by Google (GHSA-h637-c88j-47wq, GHSA-7mh3-gq28-gfrq, and GHSA-ccx2-w2r4-x649). They are collectively being called “BleedingTooth”, and mor… Continue Reading — BleedingTooth: critical kernel Bluetooth vulnerability


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