March 7-9, 2018
Montreal, Canada

How a single smiley face can ruin your day

The smiley face. :)

It can be used to express happiness or excitement, but it can also cause XSS vulnerabilities, let alone display issues. ?

Join Katie in this whirlwind tour about how a single unicode character can corrupt your database, cause cross-site scripting issues, and many other interesting side effects, when all you want to do is show a happy face :D

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Katie McLaughlin

Katie has worn many different hats over the years. She has previously been a software developer for many languages, systems administrator for multiple operating systems, and speaker on many different topics.

When she's not changing the world, she enjoys making tapestries, cooking, and seeing just how well various application stacks handle emoji.

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