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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.15



Welcome to show number 2017.15, sprat-sprat-spratalats!

Show Notes

  • Seymour Futurama30th year of The Simpsons! They’ve been on TV longer than there’s been TV.
  • Jon’s week was fraught with disjointedness.
  • 06:55 – Kelly’s Corner
    • Top 5 best movies of all time
      • The Big Lebowski
      • Blazing Saddles
      • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
      • Superbad
      • Groundhog Day
    • Top 3 worst movies of all time
      • Tropic Thunder
      • Napoleon Dynamite
      • Coming to America
  • 18:00 – Jon talks about punycode!
    • punycode phishing attacks. Get yours on the internet now!
    • ascii fits into unicode and punycode makes unicode fit into ascii
    • this is not apple.com but it sure looks like it www.xn--80ak6aa92e.com
      • Fix it:
        • Chrome -> update to 59
        • Firefox -> about:config -> toggle “network.IDN_show_punycode” to true
        • Safari -> not vulnerable on macOS
        • Internet Explorer -> dunno…don’t own one
    • will this punycode phishing issue be the death of IDN?
    • browser vendors can decide to not support it, but should they?
  • 33:00 – Shout outs and Bork Outs
  • 37:40 – Cooperstown News

OGG ME!

The JaK Attack! 2017.15 – OGG