New tool: Mess with DNS!

Postgres HA: roles are dynamic

A deep dive into an NSO zero-click iMessage exploit: Remote Code Execution

Issue #143

12/16/2021

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Last issue before the weekend. Hope you have a good one.

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New tool: Mess with DNS!

Published: 15 December 2021
Tags: dns


Lots of people are scared of managing their DNS settings, because they think they'll break something. Fortunately in this informative article, Julia Evans introduces a tool you can use to experiment in a safe environment, while also going into detail about the implementation and its behind-the-scenes.


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Postgres HA: roles are dynamic

Published: 14 December 2021
Tags: postgres


If you're managing a system that depends on a database, at some point you're going to want to think about the what if case for when your database crashes. Dimitri Fontaine's article explores dynamic roles for when you have a number of Postgres nodes that are meant to act as primary or failovers.


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A deep dive into an NSO zero-click iMessage exploit: Remote Code Execution

Published: 15 December 2021
Tags: infosec


The NSO group has been in the news a lot recently, for many reasons (mostly political) which we won't get into. Something we can get into though is how a specific part of one of their exploits work. In this thorough article, Ian Beer & Samuel Groß uncover how the company used fake gifs to exploit iMessage.


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New tool: Mess with DNS! 158 53.56% 149 54.98
Postgres HA: roles are dynamic 51 17.29% 43 15.87
A deep dive into an NSO zero-click iMessage exploit: Remote Code Execution 86 29.15% 79 29.15

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