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Understand “this” in JavaScript

on August 07, 2018 | by Yuruo Wang | javascript, code

I know it is 2018 already, but this keyword still manifests to be one of the most confusing parts of JavaScript. And it haunts me occasionally with some weird and unexpected bugs. So, I figured there is still some value to dive deep into how this works since it’s vital and is the foundation of more ... read more

WinRAR Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

on September 30, 2015 | by Jonathan French | code, Digital Degenerate, exe, execution, extracting, rce, refresh, remote, self, vulnerability, winrar

Researchers at Vulnerability-Lab have discovered an issue in WinRAR software that allows for remote code execution for self extracting exe files. Self Extracting Archives (SFX files) are executable files that contains the necessary code to extract a file without needing an extractor pre-installed. S ... read more