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This Will Cut You: Go's Sharper Edges



Thomas Shadwell talks about how distinct, exploitable misuse patterns arise in software languages, and through example in Go – in particular a quietly prevalent and worryingly effective denial of service attack on Go systems affecting the Go toolchain itself – hopes to begin a greater discourse on the language's distinct security characteristics.


Thomas Shadwell works as an application security engineer at Twitch.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Jul 04, 2017