+++ date = 2017-06-18T01:00:00+10:00 description = "This week we cover articles about the NYPD and their LARD cannon, Stanford University hosting malware on a WordPress website, more British Airways drama, destroying production databases and computer science degrees." shorttitle = "Being on call, Tabs VS Spaces, Slack & more" slug = 10 title = "Issue #10: Being on call, Tabs VS Spaces, Slack & more" tags = [ "Stack Overflow", "GitLab", "Slack", "Amazon", "Powershell", "CIA", "Apex", "Malware" ]
This week marks the 10th edition of Byte by Byte! Hopefully everyone is enjoying it as much as I am but don't hesitate to get involved! 5 more articles for you this week, tabs vs spaces, router attacks and more.
Apex is a framework around AWS Lambda functions allowing you to build serverless crons. Apex lets you write code in many different languages, such as Golang, through the use of a Node.js shim injected into the build.
GitLab covers the tolls that being on call can take on someone and the levels of burnout that can happen. Burnout is real, don't take it as a joke.
This argument is as old as time itself and Stack Overflow have finally paired some data with it. I'm pretty firmly in the tab camp but let us know where you stand!
Slack has apparently drawn the interest of Amazon. As Microsoft releases Teams and Google releases Hangouts Chat maybe Amazon wants a piece of the chat revolution pie.
This fileless attack uses DNS TXT records to fetch malicious PowerShell commands. Distributed via Word documents this attack runs fully in memory.
The latest round of Vault7 leaks exposes an attack against Linksys, DLink, and Belkin routers codenamed CherryBlossom. This attacked seems to use UPnP and is effective even when using strong passwords.