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New phishing threats exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows

New phishing threats exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows

Recent phishing attacks use a zero-day Windows vulnerability to drop the Qbot malware without displaying Windows' usual security warnings, BleepingComputer reports. When users download files from an 'untrusted' remote location, such as an Internet website or an email attachment, Windows adds a s... Read more

date17 days ago
InfluxData updates InfluxDB across the board

InfluxData updates InfluxDB across the board

InfluxData, the developer of InfluxDB, announced numerous product updates and enhancements during its annual developer and community event, InfluxDays 2022. The new features include Flux 1.0, Telegraph Custom Builder and InfluxDB Script Editor. The updates aim to support developers working on ti... Read more

date1 month ago
Node.js 19 is now generally available

Node.js 19 is now generally available

The Node.js team recently released Node.js 19. The update aims to modernize the V8 JavaScript engine to version 10.7 while making HTTP(s)/1.1 KeepAlive default. The V8 JavaScript engine brings the latest version of Intl.NumberFormat to JavaScript API and allows developers to establish reusable f... Read more

date2 months ago
TypeScript 4.9 beta is live, but ECMAScript Decorators are missing

TypeScript 4.9 beta is live, but ECMAScript Decorators are missing

The beta of TypeScript 4.9 is available, including substantial enhancements such as the new 'satisfies' operator. However, ECMAScript Decorators, which were scheduled for this release, are likely to be delayed. TypeScript 4.9 will be available as a release candidate on November 1 and as a final ... Read more

date2 months ago
Call to Oracle: ‘JavaScript should be public domain’

Call to Oracle: ‘JavaScript should be public domain’

A veteran software engineer urges Oracle to stop trademarking JavaScript and move the term to the public domain. Ryan Dahl, the creator of Node.js and Deno, contacted Oracle through an open letter. JavaScript is a trademark of Oracle. Dahl argues that the trademark affects the developer communi... Read more

date3 months ago
Microsoft adds new security measures to Edge

Microsoft adds new security measures to Edge

The move aims to protect users on sites that may be malicious in nature. Microsoft Edge is adding enhanced security protections to provide an extra layer of protection when browsing the web and visiting unfamiliar sites, according to a report in The Register. Microsoft wants to make it safer for... Read more

date4 months ago
JavaScript apps are vulnerable to ‘prototype pollution’

JavaScript apps are vulnerable to ‘prototype pollution’

Common code constructs in JavaScript may be exploitable to achieve remote code execution This week The Register reported on new findings by a group of researchers that found a critical command injection vulnerability in Parse Server, an open-source backend for Node.js environments. Rated 10 o... Read more

date4 months ago
Google positions Carbon as an experimental successor to C++

Google positions Carbon as an experimental successor to C++

The Carbon Language was presented by Google software engineer Chandler Carruth at Toronto's C++ North conference this week. Chandler described the programming language as an "experimental successor to C++", sparking much interest in the C++ community. Given the interest the community has shown ... Read more

date5 months ago
Meta gifts its Jest JavaScript test framework to OpenJS Foundation

Meta gifts its Jest JavaScript test framework to OpenJS Foundation

The popular Jest JavaScript test framework will now flourish as a community-led project. Meta is transferring its open source JavaScript testing framework, Jest, to the OpenJS Foundation. Jest is one of Meta's top open source projects. It has become the "most used" tool for testing JavaScript pr... Read more

date7 months ago
Cloudflare develops open API standards with partners

Cloudflare develops open API standards with partners

Cloudflare is collaborating with partners to develop new, open API standards. The newly established Web-interoperable Runtimes Community Group sets out to unify three JavaScript-based runtimes into one set of API standards. The reason for the collaboration between Cloudflare, Deno and other Node... Read more

date7 months ago
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