ASW Episode 210
In a world where CVEs are documented and every bug has a bounty,
A DevOps team will test in prod –
And awaken an ancient evil.
Coming this Halloween: Hell-LVM
The compiler has given its last warning.
A developer carelessly passes the
-fsatanize=address flag to
clang, turning the compiler into a demon who seeks vengeance on all who ever fed it bad code.
In the news segment we covered the Twitter whistleblower report, which I summarized in limerick form:
A hacker named Mudge blew the whistle
Causing Twitter execs to bristle
He said they were lacking
Protection from hacking
And they replied, “Here’s your dismissal.”
And a backup version that I also liked:
In the 90s some hackers from l0pht
Warned Congress that networks were too soft
Now two decades later
The risk is much greater
And apparently Twitter just scoffed