Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security 2016: Huge amount of browser AJAX requests

Today I installed Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 (KIS) on my desktop PC. After that I wanted to do some web development (APEX stuff to be more precisely).

I started Firefox and opened the Firebug console. What a suprise!
I saw repeating AJAX calls at least once a second. For other (non-APEX) webpages there were even like 5-20 AJAX calls per second!

kis_ajax_calls

01-11-2016 IMPORTANT UPDATE:
Please see Theo’s comment regarding a permanent solution you
can configure from inside KIS. Thanks Theo!

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blob-JS: Turn local binary file into PL/SQL program from javascript

About two years ago I wrote a small javascript library that reads a local binary file and translates it into a PL/SQL program. What good is it for?

For one it’s a proof of concept, but it does come in handy if you need to insert an image as a BLOB when having nothing but SQL-Plus at your disposal.

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