Pinlogger.js - Stealing PINs

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  • Posted on: 19 April 2017
  • By: skeeved

Researchers have recently demonstrated a new technique for stealing sensitive information entered into browsers on mobile platforms, via javascript that can be inserted into a page, iframe or embedded ad.

In some cases, the attack can work even when the browser is running in the background. Success rates for guessing four digit PINs was 70.75% on the first attempt and 94.03% on the third attempt.

https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.05549

Node.js Compendium

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  • Posted on: 18 April 2017
  • By: skeeved

Since its inception in late 2015, node.js has taken the world of web development by storm.

Now boasting the "largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world", it can be a daunting task for anyone to get up to speed on the huge number of code libraries, tools and utilities used in the node.js environment.

This compendium will seek to provide some insight into the various libraries, tools and utilities. Their purpose, usage and how they work together.

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