Archive for February, 2014

the Apple “goto fail” bug in SSL

February 27th, 2014 No comments

Yesterday (22 Feb, 2014), Apple pushed a rather spooky security update for iOS that suggested that something was horribly wrong with SSL/TLS in iOS but gave no details. Since the answer is at the top of the Hacker News thread, I guess the cat’s out of the bag already and we’re into the misinformation-quashing stage now.


Additional: goto fail and embedded C Compilers

10 new C++11 features in Visual Studio 2013

February 3rd, 2014 No comments

The Visual Studio 2013 C++ compiler has a number of new C++11 features. I’d like to give you a quick overview of these features using examples from the upcoming VS2013 edition of my book, C++11 Rocks.

Alex Korban