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|1:|| New Vulnerability in OpenSSL Cryptographic Software: Heartbleed Bug|
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs).[br][br]The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.
|Apr 8, 2014|
|2:|| 25-Years of the Web: Inventor's View On What The Web Should Be In The Next 25 Years|
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web has spoken out on the Web's 25th anniversary with his views, and calls for a bill of rights.
|Mar 12, 2014|
|3:|| comScore: December 2013 U.S. Search Engine Rankings|
"18.3 billion explicit core searches were conducted in December, with Google Sites ranking first with 12.3 billion"
|Jan 21, 2014|
|4:|| Top Web Site Annoyances|
WebmasterWorld Members remind developers about the most annoying aspects of today's web sites, from pop-ups to pop-unders. What is your site pet hate?
|Nov 17, 2013|
|5:|| DDoS Attack Slows Internet and May Be The Largest Publicly Known|
...DDoS, attacks have reached previously unknown magnitudes, growing to a data stream of 300 billion bits per second...
|Mar 27, 2013|
|6:|| Most Java-Enabled Browsers Not Up-To-Date and Vulnerable To Java Exploits|
Most browser installations use outdated versions of the Java plug-in that are vulnerable to at least one of several exploits currently used in popular Web attack toolkits,...
|Mar 27, 2013|
|7:|| Linux User Group Files Complaint To E.U. Over Microsoft Windows 8|
In its 14-page complaint, Hispalinux said Windows 8 contained an "obstruction mechanism" called UEFI Secure Boot that controls the start-up of the computer and means users must seek keys from Microsoft to install another operating system.
|Mar 27, 2013|
|8:|| comScore: U.S. Search Share February 2013|
Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in February with 67.5 pct
|Mar 14, 2013|
|9:|| Oracle Fixes Java Vulnerability|
"The default security level for Java applets and web start applications has been increased from 'medium' to 'high,"
|Jan 14, 2013|
|10:|| comScore: U.S. December 2012 Search Engine Shares: Bing Up a Little|
Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in December with 66.7 percent market share, followed by Microsoft Sites with 16.3 percent (up 0.1 percentage points)...
|Jan 14, 2013|
|11:|| U.S. Warning Over Java Vulnerability|
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable Oracle Corp's Java software, amplifying security experts' prior warnings to hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses that use it to surf the Web.
|Jan 11, 2013|
|12:|| F.T.C. Releases COPPA Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) Rules Update|
The federal government on Wednesday announced a landmark update to child online privacy laws, establishing guidelines that make it harder to track a gadget-obsessed generation with constant access to the Web.
|Dec 19, 2012|
|13:|| Report:"The State Of The Internet" Shows Shifts From Windows To Apple/Android|
Apple drove a wedge into the Wintel monopoly, but it's Google's Android OS that's really eating Microsoft's lunch.[br][br]Since Q4 2010, combined shipments of tablets and smartphones have exceeded the number of PCs shipped, Meeker reports, and that trend shows no sign of reversing.
|Dec 10, 2012|
|14:|| LinkedIn Launching New Ads API|
LinkedIn is launching a new Ads API that will make it easier for social media marketers to manage their LinkedIn campaigns.
|Nov 29, 2012|
|15:|| Zappos Terms Of Service Ruled Invalid|
Amazon owned Zappos "browsewrap" terms of service agreement has been ruled invalid and the retailer may have go to court instead of using arbitration to settle lawsuits
|Nov 1, 2012|
|16:|| Oracle Offers Free Java Web Framework|
The main difference between ADF Essentials and the full product is that developers can download ADF Essentials, and even deploy it on production servers, without paying any license fees.
|Sept 25, 2012|
|17:|| Wikipedia Starts e-Book Export Capability|
You can use it to collate your personal collection of Wikipedia articles and generate free ebooks.
|Sept 18, 2012|
|18:|| comScore: July 2012 U.S. Search Shares, Google 66.8, Bing To 15.7 pct|
"Google Sites led the explicit core search market in July with 66.8 percent of search queries conducted."
|Aug 20, 2012|
|19:|| Hitwise: July U.S. Search Share Google at 65pct, Bing-Powered Share Up To 28pct|
Google accounted for 65.70 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending July 28, 2012. The combined Bing-powered search comprised 26.95 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 13.83 percent and 13.12 percent, respectively.
|Aug 13, 2012|
|20:|| Report: Google's Chrome Browser Now At Over 33 pct|
"...Chrome's global market share at 33.8 percent, up from 32.8 percent in June and from 22.1 percent in July 2011."
|Aug 6, 2012|
|21:|| Digg Sold for $500,000|
Betaworks is acquiring a website that still has a well known brand...
|July 12, 2012|
|22:|| comScore: US Search Share, June, Bing Up, Google Up, Yahoo Down|
Google and Bing pick up a little bit of share, Yahoo loses a little bit.
|July 11, 2012|
|23:|| Improving Geolocation Accuracy By IP|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to improve geolocation accuracy by IP.
|June 30, 2012|
|24:|| MD5 Password Encryption Algorithm Is No Longer Safe, Says Its Author|
"I implore everybody to migrate to a stronger password scrambler without undue delay,"
|June 7, 2012|
|25:|| Warnings Raised Over 'Flame' Data Collection Malware|
The malware is capable of recording audio via a microphone, before compressing it and sending it back to the attacker.[br][br]It is also able to take screenshots of on-screen activity, automatically detecting when "interesting" programs - such as email or instant messaging - were open.
|May 28, 2012|
|26:|| CAPTCHA Replacement Is A Mini Game|
"Text-based CAPTCHAs are difficult to decipher and easy to break, which forces them to become increasingly more difficult to solve," said Reid Tatoris, chief operating officer of Are You a Human.[br][br]"This vicious cycle makes it frustrating for users, who many times will give up before following through to a site."
|May 22, 2012|
|27:|| Tim Berners-Lee Wants Users To Have Access To Their Personal Data From Web Giants, Such As Facebook and Google|
Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the world wide web, has urged internet users to demand their personal data from online giants such as Google and Facebook to usher in a new era of highly personalised computer services "with tremendous potential to help humanity".
|Apr 18, 2012|
|28:|| comScore: Search Engine Share, February 2012: Bing and Google Up|
"... the two rival search engines are still a world apart from each other as Google reigns with over 66 percent of the market share, while Bing is scraping in at second place with just over 15 percent.
|Mar 12, 2012|
|29:|| LinkedIn Now Adds 'Follow Company' Button|
Starting today, companies will be adding this button to their websites, making it easier for any consumer on the web to begin following companies of interest, on LinkedIn.
|Feb 27, 2012|
|30:|| Google, Microsoft and Others Team Up To Develop Anti-Phishing System|
Work on DMARC started about 18 months ago. Beginning Monday, other companies can sign up with the organization, whether they send emails or provide email services. For email users, the group hopes DMARC will mean fewer fraudulent messages and scams reaching their inbox.
|Jan 30, 2012|
|31:|| E.U.'s Tough, New, Data Protection Rules Proposed|
The European Union will propose tough new rules in the coming days on how corporations handle Internet users' personal data, a long-awaited move that could have far-reaching implications for Web giants such as Google Inc and Facebook.
|Jan 23, 2012|
|32:|| SOPA and PIPA Protests To Continue|
Two of the bill's co-sponsors, Marco Rubio from Florida and Roy Blunt from Missouri, are among those who have withdrawn their support after "legitimate concerns".[br][br]But backers of the legislation, led by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), described the action as an "irresponsible" publicity "stunt".
|Jan 19, 2012|
|33:|| Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales Defends SOPA Protest Blackout|
Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, has defended the decision to blackout the website around the world tomorrow, despite other American technology companies refusing to follow suit.
|Jan 17, 2012|
|34:|| SOPA Set To Be Shelved After Obama Says He Won't Support It|
"Let us be clear, online piracy is a real problem that harms the American economy, threatens jobs for significant numbers of middle-class workers and hurts some of our nation's most creative and innovative companies and entrepreneurs," the White House said in its first official comment on Sopa and Protect IP.[br][br]However, the White House said it would not support legislation that "reduces freedom of expression, increases cybersecurity risks or undermines the dynamic, innovative global internet."
|Jan 16, 2012|
|35:|| US Search Share December 2011, Google 65.9, Bing 15.1, Yahoo 14.5 pct|
More than 18.2 billion explicit core searches were conducted in December (up 2 percent). Google Sites ranked first with 12 billion (up 3 percent), followed by Microsoft Sites with 2.7 billion (up 2 percent) and Yahoo! Sites with 2.6 billion. Ask Network delivered 531 million searches (up 3 percent), while AOL, Inc. rounded out the top five with 287 million.
|Jan 13, 2012|
|36:|| HP's WebOS Released As Open Source|
"By contributing this innovation, HP unleashes the creativity of the open source community to advance a new generation of applications and devices," said the firm's president and chief executive, Meg Whitman.
|Dec 12, 2011|
|37:|| U.S. Q3 Online Ad Revenues Up 22pct To $7.88 Billion|
"Brand marketers recognize that their messages need to be where their consumers are spending time, and that is increasingly in digital media," said Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO, IAB. "Digital marketing has delivered the kind of results that have made more marketers stand up and take notice, as these latest numbers clearly demonstrate." [br]
|Nov 30, 2011|
|38:|| New Proposal To Strengthen Public Key Infrastructure, SSL Chain|
The SK specification, which is still in the design stage, has safeguards in place to ensure that clients only trust the most recent entries in the timeline, that associations can easily be revoked and modified by the sovereign key owners, and that browsing performance is not severely affected by the additional traffic.[br][br]In essence, the SK model reduces the number of attack points from hundreds of CAs to 30 or fewer servers where any compromise can be detected automatically. Suspicious entries and other indications of a security breach will cause a compromised server to be immediately ignored by mirrors and clients alike.
|Nov 22, 2011|
|39:|| How Are You Applying The Pareto 80/20 Principle|
This is one concept changed my life quite frankly.
|Oct 22, 2011|
|40:|| Report: U.S. Mobile Media Audience Up 37 pct in the Past Year|
This behavior is even more prevalent among smartphone owners with three in five accessing social media each month, highlighting the importance of apps and the enhanced functionality of smartphones to social media usage on mobile devices."
|Oct 20, 2011|