356: The Concern with Containers
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February 15, 2018
The problems containers can’t solve, nasty security flaws in Skype and Telegram, and Cisco discovers they have a bigger issue on their hands then first realized. And the latest jaw-dropping techniques to extract data from air-gapped systems.Sponsored By:Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.comDigital Ocean: Apply our promo snapocean after you create your account, and get a $10 credit. Promo Code: snapoceaniXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!Links:Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite — The bug grants a low-level user access to every corner of the operating system.Zero-day vulnerability in Telegram — The special nonprinting right-to-left override (RLO) character is used to reverse the order of the characters that come after that character in the string. In the Unicode character table, it is represented as ‘U+202E’; one area of legitimate use is when typing Arabic text. In an…