By Roger A. Grimes Redirected Net searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here’s what to do when you’ve been 0wned In today’s threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind. In fact, antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old. After all, malicious hackers and malware can […]
A Vox article shows you how to better understand the Internet via forty maps. Some of the information is truly stunning, like who has the world’s best overall broadband speeds. http://www.vox.com/a/internet-maps#list-16
It is a problem that has plagued website maintainers for almost two decades: the webmaster updates a page on the website, but a visitor still sees the old version of the page showing in the browser window. The problem is a web browser’s ability to remember pages it has visited. The first time it visits […]
Reblogged from MakeUseOf. Article by James Bruce. We all have things we’d rather not tell the world about — whether that be a flagrant disregard for copyright law, a penchant for specialist videos, or a desire to simply stay out of Big Brother’s ever-probing eye. Whatever the reason, I think it’s about time we clear […]
In another MakeUseOf article, Joel Lee explains HTML5: Over the past few years, you may have heard the term HTML5 every once in a while. Whether you know anything about web development or not, the concept can be somewhat nebulous and confusing. Obviously, it’s the next step in the line of HTML, but what exactly […]
Aaron Crouch writes in MakeUseOf: It’s one thing to use Evernote, but it’s entirely another thing to master Evernote. If you’re new to Evernote, I don’t want to come across like it’s something complicated – it’s not, in fact, it’s the complete opposite. But there is a lot to Evernote – more than most of […]
The European Union fined Microsoft $732 million dollars for neglecting to comply with a browser settlement agreement from 2009.
Mozilla engineers plan to disable Java, Adobe Reader, and Microsoft Silverlight capabilities in their flagship Firefox browser in a move aimed at improving security and performance.