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Web Application Exploits and Defenses
Want to beat the hackers at their own game?
Learn how hackers find security vulnerabilities!
Learn how hackers exploit web applications!
Learn how to stop them!
This codelab shows how web application vulnerabilities can be exploited and how to defend against these attacks. The best way to learn things is by doing, so you'll get a chance to do some real penetration testing, actually exploiting a real application. Specifically, you'll learn the following:

How an application can be attacked using common web security vulnerabilities, like cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (XSS) and cross-site request forgery (XSRF).
How to find, fix, and avoid these common vulnerabilities and other bugs that have a security impact, such as denial-of-service, information disclosure, or remote code execution.
To get the most out of this lab, you should have some familiarity with how a web application works (e.g., general knowledge of HTML, templates, cookies, AJAX, etc.).
google  security  practice 
8 weeks ago by pfctdayelise
Flutter
Flutter is a new project to help developers build high-performance, high-fidelity, mobile apps for iOS and Android from a single codebase.
Written in dart.
mobile  opensource  google 
november 2015 by pfctdayelise
Death of anonymity online has net users fuming
Note quotes from Mark Pesce:
"[The] first thing you need to ask is 'Why?' Why do they need me to call myself something that I don't want to call myself? What's in it for them? Why do they care?"
"If someone misbehaves, hiding behind a pseudonym does not protect [them]. It hasn't historically. Have you ever heard police throw up their hands and say 'Oh my God he used a pseudonym, we can never find him'. This is not about the law, this is not about anarchy and chaos, this is bulls**t about power and money, as it always is."

Bit of a fail not to mention http://my.nameis.me/ , though!
pseudonymity  google  nymwars 
september 2011 by pfctdayelise
Vic Govt limited Google's bushfire map: News - Communications - ZDNet Australia
The search giant's search for data to plot fires on public lands — which are managed by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) — produced an entirely different result. With no public feed of the fires' location and an explicit denial of permission to access its own internal data, the engineers were ultimately unable to plot that data on the map as well.
google  australia  government  PSI  fail 
february 2009 by pfctdayelise
YouTube - SIMS 141 - Search, Google, and Life: Sergey Brin - Google
Sergey Brin talks at the start about how he thought Wikipedia wouldn't work.
wikipedia  google  video 
november 2008 by pfctdayelise
The Wikipedia Blog » Blog Archive » 5 mistakes Google made with Knol
Great post by Ben Yates comparing Google's Knol to Wikipedia's approach. Love the annotated screenshots.
wikipedia  funny  google 
july 2008 by pfctdayelise

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