You wouldn’t write your username and passwords on a postcard and mail it for the world to see, so why are you doing it online? Every time you log in to Twitter, Facebook or any other service that uses a plain HTTP connection that’s essentially what you’re [...]
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A scary story about the demise of the Internet has been making the rounds through the social networking echo chamber lately. It’s a paper by five researchers from the University of Minnesota and one from Kansas State University (actually only a poster was published). The title is [...]
The most modern browser there is: Internet Explorer 9 reviewed: Internet Explorer 6 and 7 are awful anachronisms. Internet Explorer 8 is merely adequate. With Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft set out to produce a browser that was best-in-class. And it has succeeded.
Silicon Valley Congresswoman: Web seizures trample [...]
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given the .XXX top-level domain (TLD) its final seal of approval. The TLD is meant to give pornographic websites a clearly marked home on the Internet, but it has gone through so many ups and downs over [...]
Visa is getting into the personal payments game and will soon allow Visa account holders to send and receive funds directly to or from other Visa account holders. The company announced on Wednesday that it had made enhancements to VisaNet (Visa’s payment processing network) in order to [...]