The Web Won't Be Safe or Secure until We Break It Jeremiah Grossman, WhiteHat Security The Internet was designed to deliver information, but few people envisioned the vast amounts of information that would be involved or the personal nature of that information. Similarly, few could have foreseen the potential flaws in the design of the Internet—more specifically, Web browsers—that would expose this personal information, compromising the data of individuals and companies. If people knew just how much of their personal information they unwittingly make available to each and every Web site they visit—even sites they've never been to before—they would be disturbed.
HTML5 heralds some nifty new features and the potential for sparking a Web programming paradigm shift, and as everyone who has read the tech press knows, there is nothing like HTML5 for fixing the Internet. 11 hard truths about HTML5
The Dirty Little Secrets of Search PRETEND for a moment that you are Google’s search engine. Someone types the word “dresses” and hits enter. What will be the very first result?
28 July 2010 Last updated at 07:27 ET The world's internet is getting faster - slowly A report based on analysis of huge amounts of net traffic has revealed the state of the internet around the globe. Snapshot of global internet speeds revealed
Firefox 4 RC Vs. IE9 RC: The First Duel Mozilla posted the first builds of the Release Candidate of Firefox on its FTP servers: Time for a first comparison with IE9 RC, its main rival. How fast is Mozilla’s Firefox 4 RC1?
Pillars of Python: Six Python Web frameworks compared | Application Development August 10, 2011 Although Python is not as prevalent as, say, PHP as a language for Web applications , Python nevertheless has much to recommend it in that effort. It is a dynamic, interpreted language, as is PHP, and therefore encourages iterative, exploratory development.
WebGL as a security problem Researchers from Context Information Security are warning that the WebGL standard undermines the security concept practised by current operating system versions and offers up new attack surfaces.