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Rust library bugs in FFI or other unsafe code blocks can have severe consequences, even remote code execution.

It's great to see that there's now a site for announcing security bugs in the ecosystem: rustsec.org

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ESET discovers 21 new Linux malware families

All malware strains are trojanized versions of the OpenSSH server or client apps that include keylogger and backdoor capabilities.

zdnet.com/article/eset-discove

All build tools suck. And specially those related to jvm ecosystem.

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Electron: Quite possibly the reason why your intranet chat client takes >200MB of physical memory to present a couple pages of chat text.

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1. Join teams that regularly do code review. This is a great way of finding API blind spots and best practices.

More importantly, it teaches you to interact with programmers effectively. We're a funny bunch, and good PRs are both clear and persuasive.

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Another day goes by in the nothingness of the empty meaning of life.

MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug that can kill bacteria but is nontoxic to human cells. In a study of mice, the peptide could completely eliminate Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a strain of bacteria that causes respiratory and other infections and is resistant to most antibiotics. - redd.it/a43rcl

Facebook engineers discovered technique of adding read call log/SMS permissions during an app update without notifying the user. Was used in a production release - redd.it/a3v0ve

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