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Hacking with Unicode

by Mathias Bynens

Published May 21, 2014 in Technology

This presentation explores common mistakes made by programmers when dealing with Unicode support and character encodings on the Web. For each mistake, I explain how to fix/prevent it, but also how it could possibly be exploited.

Event: HackPra — the hacking lecture at the Ruhr University in Bochum
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFfjJ8pOrWY&hd=1 (use these slides though, not the ones in the video)
Links: http://lanyrd.com/2014/hackpra/sczxgz/

2016 update: https://speakerdeck.com/mathiasbynens/hacking-with-unicode-in-2016