Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Mar 2010 22:20 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption It's that time of the year again; that time of the year where news outlets get to indulge in sensationalist headlines about how Mac OS X got hacked in twenty seconds. Yes, CanSecWest just held its Pwn2Own contest again, and they fell like drunk 16-year-olds this time (don't read too much into that one, please).
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where is the python script?
by panzi on Fri 26th Mar 2010 00:16 UTC
panzi
Member since:
2006-01-22

Does anyone have the link to the said Python script? I think this is really interesting and would like to run it against some apps I wrote/I use. Maybe I can help improve software security of the open source desktop this way? ;)

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RE: where is the python script?
by WereCatf on Fri 26th Mar 2010 00:33 in reply to "where is the python script?"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

Does anyone have the link to the said Python script?

I'd also like to see it but just for purely academic reasons; I am still a beginner even when it comes to basic programming, but it'd still help me learn atleast something new ;)

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RE: where is the python script?
by Karitku on Fri 26th Mar 2010 07:38 in reply to "where is the python script?"
Karitku Member since:
2006-01-12

Does anyone have the link to the said Python script? I think this is really interesting and would like to run it against some apps I wrote/I use. Maybe I can help improve software security of the open source desktop this way? ;)

Better way would be learning TDD(test driven development) and using tools like Pex(look Microsoft research) when you program. I'm shocked how few people actually use something simple as TDD as principle on coding. It is so much easier find bug using white box testing than black box testing.

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reez Member since:
2006-06-28

You are right.

Just as a small note. All programming languages I know have something like this. Smalltalk usually has this integrated and nearly Perl devs make heavy use of it. So there is no reason to not use it.

It also helps a lot when it comes to portability.

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