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How to wrap a long text to fit your terminal width in ruby

Today I was working over a new tabular output for Codesake::Dawn and I faced a problem. Vulnerabilities have a very long description that breaks all formatting resulting in something unreadable....

Every bug has a sad, sad song

It was a busy month. Web sites out there are still attacked by villains and the first Codesake::Dawn major release was out this week. That’s because I didn’t post anything...

Updates from the Ruby security world: 6 new vulnerabilities as X'mas gift

Wow, last week it was very busy in the ruby security annonuncement discussion group. A bunch of six new vulnerabilities were announced and, most of them, are cross site scripting...

Ruby and omniauth-facebook gem security issues this week

A couple of days ago, on Italian Ruby mailing list, Paolo Montrasio reported two security issues occured in the ruby world.

Let the sake for code to flow

UPDATE For a mistake this post appeared today on armoredcode.com without the text. Reason is that I created a placeholder to remember me to work on this.

How to generate bruteforce friendly strings

It finally happened. You discovered that your favourite online store website has a REST API to suggest usernames. It’s a common pattern to allow the user registration form to suggest...