Eyes Above The Waves
Robert O'Callahan. Christian. Repatriate Kiwi. Hacker.
Sunday, 29 October 2017
Auckland Half Marathon 2017
Not as good a time as last year , but OK. I seemed to run out of steam a bit towards the end this year; I'm not sure why. Maybe I pushe...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Microsoft's Chrome Exploitation And The Limitations Of Control Flow Integrity
Microsoft published an interesting blog post about exploiting a V8 bug to achieve arbitrary code execution in a Chrome content sandbox. The...
Sunday, 15 October 2017
"Slow To Become Angry"
James 1:19-20 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, ...
Monday, 9 October 2017
Type Safety And Data Flow Integrity
We talk a lot about memory safety assuming everyone knows what it is, but I think that can be confusing and sell short the benefits of safet...
Legacy Code Strikes Again
This blog post describes using binary diffing to find security-relevant bugs in Windows 7 that were fixed in Windows 10. It's an intere...
Sunday, 8 October 2017
Thoughts On Microsoft's Time-Travel Debugger
I'm excited that Microsoft's TTD is finally available to the public. Congratulations to the team! The video is well worth watching...
Friday, 6 October 2017
Building On Rock, Not Sand
This quote is telling: Billions of devices run dnsmasq, and it had been through multiple security audits before now. Simon had done the bes...
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