Web Development Reading List #171: Leaks, SHA-1 Collision, And Brotli

 

 

Phew, what a week! Due to an HTML-parsing bug, Cloudflare experienced a major data leak, and the first practical collision for SHA-1 was revealed as well.

We should take these events as an occasion to reconsider if a centralized front-end load balancer that modifies your traffic is a good idea after all. And it’s definitely time to upgrade your TLS-certificate if you still serve SHA-1, too. Here’s what else happened this week.
The post Web Development Reading List #171: Leaks, SHA-1 Collision, And Brotli appeared first on Smashing Magazine.

via Reme Le Hane

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