Tag: python

  • Deleting pipelines in Gitlab 11.6

    Deleting pipelines in Gitlab 11.6

    Gitlab 11.6.0 just released, and one of the new features is deleting a pipeline. Why might you want to delete a little bit of history? Well, perhaps you have inadvertently caused some private information to be printed (a password). Or perhaps you left Auto DevOps enabled and ended up with a whole slew of useless […]

  • Bringing Python 3.7 to the Chromebook

    All of this is done in the ‘penguin’ container of ‘termina’ (e.g. enable ‘linux’ on the chrome settings). By default its Debian 9.6, and runs Python 3.5. But you might want to run e.g. Quart, which wants a newer rev for some asyncio. So, here goes. Step 1: Install dev essentials, as root (e.g. sudo) […]

  • Pytosquatting, Supply Chain Risk, and the Slovak National Security Bureau

    Pytosquatting, Supply Chain Risk, and the Slovak National Security Bureau

    So most of you will have the Slovak ‘NBU’ on your RSS speed-dial, but I found I was a bit behind on my reading of it. As I was catching up, skcsirt-sa-20170909-pypi caught my eye. In a nutshell, its around a phenomena called ‘typo-squatting’. In this case, Python-package name squatting (called pytosquatting). So there is […]

  • Software supply chain risk management robots

    Software supply chain risk management robots

      It finally happened to you. A developer used ‘import A’. A pulled in B, B pulled in C, D. D pulled in E… and somewhere along that chain evil lurked. Now all your bits are belong to l33t hackerz. So like all things in life its time to over-react after the fact (something about […]