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fyi [links, may 2015]

Some more or less recent stuff, focussed on GIFs. Or other web animations. Or something else loosely connected to that.

Why GIFs Are the Words of the Future… 344 more words

APNG

Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

May 7, Threatpost – (International) Apple fixes webkit vulnerabilities in Safari browser. Apple released an update for its Safari Web browser fixing multiple vulnerabilities in Webkit, including memory corruption and anchor element issues that could be exploited by an attacker to send users to malicious Web sites, leading to arbitrary code execution or unexpected application termination, as well as a state management problem in which unprivileged origins could access file system contents via a specially crafted Web page. Source

Security

Apple Fixes Safari Bugs with New Patch

Multiple critical bugs in Apple’s Safari web browser are now patched, thanks to security updates for OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

A new version of Safari’s browser released on Wednesday, fixes a handful of intrusive bugs that could allow an attacker to take control of a system using a malicious website. 358 more words

Vulnerability

OS X Update available — Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6

“The Safari update (8.0.6/7.1.6/6.2.6) is recommended for all OS X (Yosemite/Mavericks/Mountain Lion) users and contains improvements to security” — Apple (Mac App Store)

Apple

Stick a Fork in WebKit, it’s Undone

Just as there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch, we should be equally suspicious of free web browsers.

Over the years, Microsoft, Apple and others must have sunk fabulous sums of money into the development of browsers which they hand out free of charge. 567 more words

Macs

inspect angularjs scope controller in chrome(webkit)

Pick an element in the HTML panel of the developer tools and type this in the console

angular.element($0).scope() 

In webkit $0 is a reference to the selected DOM node in the elements tab… 85 more words

Js

Bypassing XSS Auditor: Taking Advantage of Badly Written PHP Code

XSS attacks have become very common nowadays, due to bad-written PHP web applications. In order to provide users with rudimentary protection against XSS attacks most web browser vendors have developed built-in protection mechanisms, called XSS filters. 143 more words

Chrome