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The “unpatchable” exploit that makes every current Nintendo Switch hackable

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The "proof of concept" payload for today's exploit shows crucial protected information from the now-exposed Nintendo Switch bootROM.

A newly published "exploit chain" for Nvidia Tegra X1-based systems seems to describe an apparently unpatchable method for running arbitrary code on all currently available Nintendo Switch consoles. Hardware hacker … Continue Reading ››

Recommended Read: The complete guide to Go net/http timeouts

When writing an HTTP server or client in Go, timeouts are amongst the easiest and most subtle things to get wrong: there’s many to choose from, and a mistake can have no consequences for a long time, until the network glitches and the process hangs. HTTP is a complex multi-stage protocol, so there's no one-size fits all solution to timeouts. Think about a streaming endpoint … Continue Reading ››