|Forum: Website Technology Issues|
|Displaying Topics 1 - 40 (41 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|1:|| Broadband Stagnation - Where Did All the Customers Go?|
"What´s clearly missing from the broadband equation is, simply, a reason to use it. Many consumers find dial-up perfectly acceptable for E-mail and Web browsing."
|May 15, 2002|
|2:|| Jakob Nielsen Enlisted by Macromedia|
"Macromedia has been listening to critics and has now enlisted Jakob to help make Flash more usable and find ways to educate designers on how to use it sensibly."
|June 4, 2002|
|3:|| Bandwidth Reduction|
All of the top "tricks" for saving costly bandwidth neatly summarized.
|Oct 2, 2002|
|4:|| Microsofts MSN 8.0 Advertising Blitz|
From the popups on the Weather channel to butterflies on Askjeeves, MSN intrusive ads are everywhere.
|Oct 25, 2002|
|5:|| Problems with googlebot after a domain move|
Google seems to be slower than many with DNS updates and this thread discusses some of the resulting problems. One post elegantly details Apache's virtual hosting in terms most webmasters will understand.
|Oct 30, 2002|
|6:|| SportsML - New Language For Sports Related Data|
Protocol madness continues. This time with SportsML. SportsML aims to be the global XML standard for the interchange of sports data.
|Nov 13, 2002|
|7:|| The Mighty Runaway WiFi Train|
"Seemingly overnight, as many as 1 million Wi-Fi high-speed Internet access points have sprung up across the U.S., many centered at business establishments that rely on walk-in traffic. Though not heavily supported by advertising, these Wi-Fi networks have become a new high-tech tool in companies' marketing kits."
|Jan 28, 2003|
|8:|| Transfering Files From One Server to Another|
Transfering a huge site to a new server.
|May 12, 2003|
|9:|| Put your robots.txt on a diet|
Three easy ways to reduce bloat in robots.txt
|June 4, 2003|
|10:|| Put Your robots.txt on a Diet|
"I started looking for ways to reduce the size of this file without losing any of its functionality. I found three methods which, used together, can achieve a significant size reduction in robots.txt, making the file faster to load, and easier to maintain and keep organized."
|June 13, 2003|
|11:|| Importance of your own IP address on shared server|
Explains the reasons underlying the continuing rumors and controversy surrounding virtual hosting and argues in favor of dedicated IPs.
|Aug 21, 2003|
|12:|| DNS and Name Servers Setup Help|
A comprehensive guide to deploying your own name server.
|Dec 31, 2003|
|13:|| When Your Host Toasts Your Domains|
"I have over 100 domains (belonging to clients and myself)hosted at what was perceived to be a good and reliable hosting company (and recommended by a number of WW'ers) - however - suddenly every site on their server's is "drying up" in Google - tons of URL only listings - pages not cached, and sites with Dmoz/G Directory listings not showing the directory icon in the GTB..."
|Sept 15, 2004|
|14:|| DNS Recursion - Open DNS Servers|
"Are you aware of and/or are you doing anything about this? "
|Mar 14, 2006|
|15:|| The Technical Aspects of running a One Person High Traffic site.||Mar 23, 2006|
|16:|| DNS Cache Poisoning|
Are you open for DNS Cache Poisoning? Are your SERPs being redirected because an attacker has compromised your DNS and is now stealing your traffic? And possibly destroying your domain in the process?
|Apr 10, 2006|
|17:|| FireFox Not Passing Referral Strings from MSN|
" When a user is using a Mozilla browser and visits our site from MSN or from the Yahoo Site Explorer, the HTTP Referrer is empty."
|Sept 10, 2006|
|18:|| Eudora Email Client to be Open Source in 2007|
"The open source version of Eudora is targeted to be released during the first half of calendar year 2007 and will be free of charge. Once the open source version of Eudora is released, QUALCOMM will cease to sell Eudora commercially."
|Oct 22, 2006|
|19:|| Are Captchas Dead?|
"It takes about 10 seconds to solve a captcha, so that means humanity is wasting thousands of hours solving them."
|June 11, 2007|
|20:|| How to Block Access Of A Country To A Web Site||Nov 3, 2007|
|21:|| Tracking of 400 and 500 Errors||Dec 4, 2007|
|22:|| OpenOffice 3.0 (beta) Released||May 8, 2008|
|23:|| You Want Some Milk To Go With Those Cookies?|
"I'm hitting sites that are dropping upwards of 10, 15 and 20+ Cookies, what the heck is that? I knew I was gaining a little weight but man, when you step on the scale and see the numbers! What happened out there? Why so many Cookies? And, how come you don't see many discussions about Cookies?"
|June 3, 2008|
|24:|| How Safe is SSL from MITM (Man In The Middle) Attacks?|
"This is intended to be educational for those that think SSL-MITM isn't possible so don't shoot the messenger as this is an educational and informative post."
|July 31, 2008|
|25:|| Largest Wifi Hacking Bust Ever In San Jose|
"The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 11 people allegedly involved in the hacking of nine major U.S. retailers and the theft and sale of more than 40 million credit and debit card number have been charged."
|Aug 6, 2008|
|26:|| Plesk and Horde Have Phishing Vulnerability?|
"Horde webmail is used by Plesk, which is how I discovered this problem from cutting and pasting text out of a Horde webmail screen into a blog editor. The blog post had been posted many days before I went back and to my horror, saw all of the links in the blog post were redirecting back through my webmail account!"
|Aug 11, 2008|
|27:|| Web Surfers Face Dangerous New Threat: 'Clickjacking'|
"Clickjacking has been identified as a vulnerability for the Adobe Flash player, as well as for every major browser, including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari and even the newly released Google Chrome."
|Oct 9, 2008|
|28:|| Webhost Hack "Wipes Out 100,000 Sites"|
"...attackers were able to penetrate his servers by exploiting a critical vulnerability in HyperVM, a virtualization application..."
|June 9, 2009|
|29:|| Warning of New Phase Of 'Cyber Attack'||July 10, 2009|
|30:|| Learning Lessons From The "Twitter Hacker" Incident||July 21, 2009|
|31:|| Yahoo Suggests Hack To Support Proposed IPv6|
"Network engineers from Yahoo are pitching what they admit is a "really ugly hack" to the Internet's Domain Name System..."
|Mar 27, 2010|
|32:|| My Week Converting to IPv6|
"In this post I will start with some backgrounds of IPv6. The next post will cover my attempts to convert the first computers and network devices to IPv6."
|Apr 23, 2010|
|33:|| 'The world is going to run out of internet addresses within weeks'|
The event that triggers their distribution is widely expected to take place in the next few days.[br][br]When that happens each of the five regional agencies that hand out net addresses will get one of the remaining blocks of 16 million addresses.[br][br]The addresses in those last five blocks are expected to be completely exhausted by September 2011. [br]
|Jan 28, 2011|
|34:|| Survey: 90pct Of HTTPS Sites Are Insecure|
Despite this, only 10 percent of the scanned websites were deemed truly secure. Seventy-five percent -- around 148,000 -- were found to be vulnerable to an attack known as BEAST, which can be used to decrypt authentication tokens and cookies from HTTPS requests.
|Apr 27, 2012|
|35:|| Oracle Releases Java Updates: Java SE 7 Update 6, JavaFX 2.2 and JavaFX Scene Builder 1.0|
This release expands operating system support with full Mac OS X release, expanded Linux on ARM support in Java SE and new Linux version of JavaFX.
|Aug 15, 2012|
|36:|| Report: Emerging Cyber Threats 2013|
"If you compromise a user's search history and hence his online profile, the victim gets the malicious search results no matter where he logs in from."
|Nov 14, 2012|
|37:|| Five Year-Old DNS Flaw Remains Unplugged Amongst Major U.S. Companies|
"For whatever reason, the importance of securing their DNS has not raised itself up to a high enough level of priority for these organizations,"
|Jan 30, 2013|
|38:|| Ruby on Rails Cookiestore Vulnerability|
"...this type of flaw is particularly dangerous on websites that don't use SSL."
|Nov 28, 2013|
|39:|| HTTP 2 Is Coming - What It Means For You|
HTTP 2 is something that's going to have a significant impact on how people build and host sites.
|Mar 21, 2014|
|40:|| HTTP/2 is Finalised|
HTTP/2 and HPACK specification is now formally approved.
|Feb 18, 2015|