|Forum: Webmaster General|
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|1:|| CloudFlare Bug: Private Sessions and Personal Information Exposed - CloudBleed Bug|
Compared to the Heartbleed bug of 2014, Google's researchers discovered that people's private sessions and personal information could be seen by strangers, or by thieves.
|Feb 24, 2017|
|2:|| SHA-1 Defeated, Google Urges Movement to Cryptographic hashes such as SHA-256 and SHA-3|
CWI Institute in Amsterdam and Google create a practical attack on SHA-1 and advocate that the protocol should no longer be considered secure.
|Feb 23, 2017|
|3:|| What Will Happen If I Don't Switch to HTTPS?|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the implications of not switching to HTTPS.
|Feb 20, 2017|
|Feb 16, 2017|
|5:|| Over 50pct of Web Pages Loaded by Firefox are Using HTTPS|
Yes, that's correct, the stats show it.
|Feb 1, 2017|
|6:|| Methbot: Video-Watching Botnet Steals Millions of Dollars a Day|
Ad watching bot shows signs of "engagement" fooling advertisers it's legitimate users on sites.
|Dec 21, 2016|
|7:|| Browser Plug-In Found Selling User Browsing Histories|
The plug in has now been removed from the browsers.
|Nov 8, 2016|
|8:|| Going Font-Less|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss going font-less, and the pitfalls of doing so.
|Oct 20, 2016|
|9:|| New and Less Common Webmaster Technologies and Software|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss some of the newer or less common technologies and software.
|Oct 15, 2016|
|10:|| Does your HTTPS site need a unique IP address?|
With Google's ever increasing push toward HTTPS, including the recent news about the Chrome browser displaying "unsecure" for non-HTTPS sites in January 2017, will you need a unique IP address when installing your cert?
|Sept 16, 2016|
|11:|| I'm Tired of The "Is SEO Dead?" Question|
"So, I'm building websites from scratch again like it's 10 years ago and I'm having a lot of fun doing it. There are unbelievable tools that let you build projects in a day..."
|June 27, 2016|
|12:|| 2016 State of the Internet Trends Report|
The annual State of the Internet Trends report published by Mary Meeker shows some interesting patterns and trends in audience, growth, advertising, messaging, video and audio communications.
|June 2, 2016|
|13:|| ImageMagick Vulnerabilities Put Many Websites at Risk|
It seems it took only 40-minites to create a working proof of concept exploit.
|May 4, 2016|
|14:|| comScore: Data Suggests U.S. Desktop Use Has Passed Its Peak and Now Declining|
The data from comScore usually shows patterns that help forward thinking marketers, so this latest indicator is particularly telling.
|Apr 18, 2016|
|15:|| HTTPS Websites Open to DROWN Attack|
It's estimated up to 11-million websites could be vulnerable, and updates are on the way.
|Mar 1, 2016|
|16:|| comScore: January 2016 U.S. Desktop Search Engine Rankings: Google at 63.8%|
Google sites once again dominate at 63.8pct, with Microsoft sites at 21.3pct, Yahoo sites at 12.4pct...
|Feb 16, 2016|
|17:|| Oracle Deprecates Java Browser Plugin|
Developers should move to Java Web Start.
|Jan 28, 2016|
|18:|| Juniper Discovers VPN Decryption Code: Patch Your Systems Now|
Patch your system now!
|Dec 18, 2015|
|19:|| Let's Encrypt Now In Public Beta: Anyone Can Get Free HTTPS Certificates|
Now in beta, anyone can now get a HTTPS certificate at no cost.
|Dec 4, 2015|
|20:|| Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid|
The court said that Safe Harbor is flawed because it allowed American government authorities to gain routine access to Europeans' online information.
|Oct 6, 2015|
|21:|| It's Official: North America has run out of new IPv4 addresses|
On 24 September 2015, ARIN issued the final IPv4 addresses in its free pool.
|Sept 25, 2015|
|22:|| Today's FREE and BEST Business Model|
WebmasterWorld Members debate whether "free" and "best" is making the user experience better, and whether ad blockers are making "free" more difficult to achieve.
|June 24, 2015|
|23:|| LastPass Hacked: Time to change your master password|
LastPass account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised.
|June 16, 2015|
|24:|| Yandex Releases Beta Version Of Its Browser, With Privacy Turned On By Default|
Privacy is the message that Yandex wants to get across with a new beta version of its browser.
|May 21, 2015|
|25:|| LogJam Encryption Algo May Block Thousands of HTTPS Sites|
Most users won't realise what the problem is when they can't get to a site.
|May 21, 2015|
|26:|| EU Court Rules Skype Name Cannot Be Registered: Too Similar to Sky UK|
An EU Court rules Skype's name is so similar to the broadcaster Sky's that there will be public confusion between the two!
|May 6, 2015|
|27:|| "Freak" Security Flaw Could Impact Apple and Google Users|
More than one third of encrypted Web sites - including those bearing the "lock" icon that signifies a connection secured by SSL technology - proved vulnerable to attack...
|Mar 4, 2015|
|28:|| http to https - Final Pre-Flight Checklist|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss final pre-flight checks before converting a site from http to https
|Feb 11, 2015|
|29:|| ICANN Investigates "Spear Phishing" Attack After Obtaining Admin Access To Files in CZDS|
ICANN provides information on this hacking incident which appears to have been smart enough to fool its own staff.
|Dec 18, 2014|
|30:|| Yandex Releases a New Alpha Version of its Browser|
Yandex has announced its latest alpha of Yandex Browser which is aimed at putting the user experience at the forefront.
|Nov 28, 2014|
|31:|| Poodle Attack, SSL 3.0 Vulnerability, Solution, and Compatibility Problems|
"Disabling SSL 3.0 support, or CBC-mode ciphers with SSL 3.0, is sufficient to mitigate this issue, but presents significant compatibility problems,"
|Oct 15, 2014|
|32:|| Internet Outage Problems Caused By BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) Routing Tables Too Large|
Yesterday's Net outage may not be the last, thanks to inadequate memory in top level routers.
|Aug 13, 2014|
|33:|| Net Outage Affecting Many Users Worldwide|
According to reports, many, many users indicating lots of sites appear to be down.
|Aug 12, 2014|
|34:|| OpenSSL Serious Vulnerability Notice; Affects Versions Patched After Heartbleed|
With Heartbleed bug still in our minds, there's another serious vulnerability in OpenSSL which needs attention.
|June 6, 2014|
|35:|| Leaked New York Times Digital Strategy Report|
An honest assessment of how the NYT struggles to remain popular as they try to transition themselves to better connect with the fast changing online world.
|May 16, 2014|
|36:|| 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|
|37:|| 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|
|38:|| 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|
|39:|| 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|
|40:|| 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|