Over at ImperialViolet, there's an interesting
argument observation on Apple's recent SSL/TLS bug in iOS. This is the code in question:
SSLVerifySignedServerKeyExchange(SSLContext *ctx, bool isRsa, SSLBuffer signedParams,
uint8_t *signature, UInt16 signatureLen)
if ((err = SSLHashSHA1.update(&hashCtx, &serverRandom)) != 0)
if ((err = SSLHashSHA1.upd…
I've been experimenting with something in the interviews I've been doing most recently. Turns out it works quite well, so I'm sharing this in the hope that it will help you as much as it has me.
One of the most important things on a software team is code reading comprehension and communication: the ability to read code, whether yours or someone else's, and walk through it, explaining to someone else what it does. Sometimes you'll be reading your code and explaining it to someone else; sometimes you'll be reading someone else's code and explaining it to yourself, sometimes you'll be lo…
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