It is spelled “URl”

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There are many sectarian divides in computer. “Little-Endians” and “Big-Endians” wage bitter war against each other over the order of bits. Should line in text files end with \r\n or just \n? And both vi and emacs users fight betwixt themselves while ignoring the superior foe – nano. Perhaps the most contentious of these is…

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The Homograph Strikes Back – Another IDN Attack With Strikethroughs – Android

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Responsible Disclosure This flaw was reported to both Google and Opera on 23rd October 2014. Background International Domain Names are great! They open the web up to the whole world and allow me to own a domain like 莎士比亚.org. But they are a constant battleground in the fight for security. Homograph attacks are when someone…

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