Grab bag: Wacky programming tricks

  • I think they forgot to open up the blog post with “Cross-site scripting, I’ma let you finish, but …” Seriously, the Veracode State of Software Security report found that XSS was more prevalent in web applications by a wide margin, both in terms of raw flaw count and applications affected by one or more instances of the flaw.
    (tags: security)
  • Programming an Apple //e through the audio interface by playing the original cassette tape back through the iPad audio interface. Wow.
    (tags: apple ipad art)
  • Open source tool to audit compiled software. Rather than doing full on data and control flow modeling, it looks to see if object code resulted from the compilation of specified source code. Could be a good competitor for BlackDuck.