Every week there are a lot of interesting news that I pick up and in this post you will find my best finds of the week divided into the main categories of this site: Management, Design, Requirement / QA, Development, Test and special interests such as Atlassian. Let us get into it.
- The Ultimate Guide to Dark Mode for Email Marketers - Alice Li over at Litmus take us through Dark Mode for Emails.
- Top New Features of Angular 9 - This Angular 9 preview post takes you through all the features coming in the latest version of Angular
- Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 98 - Safari Technology Preview Release 98 is now available for download for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave
- Chrome 79 released with tab freezing, back-forward caching, and loads of security features - Pretty extensive article on what is new in Chrome 79.
- Firefox 71: A year-end arrival - Firefox also got a new release and this is what is in it.
- Pixels vs. Relative Units in CSS: why it’s still a big deal - Kathleen McMahon walk us through the importance of pixels vs relative units.
- Over two dozen encryption experts call on India to rethink changes to its intermediary liability rules - India is proposing a new law that could have serious impact on security as well as technical impact.
- Exploit Fully Breaks SHA-1, Lowers the Attack Bar - A proof-of-concept attack has been pioneered that “fully and practically” breaks the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) code-signing encryption
- This password-stealing malware just got updated with new tactics to help it hide - Predator the Thief updated again with new tricks to make people's lives miserable.
- Accenture to Acquire Symantec's Security Services Unit from Broadcom - My old employer Accenture expands it's managed security services offerings and capabilities.
- TikTok Riddled With Security Flaws - Not really a surprise, but it is a bit troubling considering it's popularity among our younger generations.
- Critical Firefox 0-Day Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now! - Mozilla released Firefox 72.0.1 and Firefox ESR 68.4.1 versions to patch a critical zero-day vulnerability in its browsing software that an undisclosed group of hackers is actively exploiting in the wild.
- Chinese Malware Found Preinstalled on US Government-Funded Phones - Who would have guessed?
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