Author: Hans-Christoph Steiner

First Reproducible Builds Summit

I was just in Athens for the “Reproducible Builds Summit“, an Aspiration-run meeting focused on the issues of getting all software builds to be reproducible. This means that anyone starting with the same source code can build the exact same binary, bit-for-bit. At first glance, it sounds like this horrible, arcane detail, which it is really. But it provides tons…

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Phishing for developers

I recently received a very interesting phishing email directed at developers with apps in Google Play. One open question is, how targeted it was: did anyone else get this? It turns out that Google has been recently stepping up enforcement of certain terms, so it looks like some people are taking advantage of that. It is a pretty sophisticated or…

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