Finally, a report conducted by a study group of competent people full of common sense, from the French senate, has recognized the uselessness of the SAIP mobile application which has been developed under the previous French government as a way to warn the population about terrorist attacks in their neighborhood.
The German mobile operator O2 confirmed that hackers used an exploit of the SS7 protocol to steal Two Factor Authentication (2FA) SMS codes sent by online banking websites to confirm fund transfers. They could successfully steal money from O2 customers bank accounts doing fund transfers at night.
All High Tech news websites have announced it between the end of March and beginning of April: “Pornhub And YouPorn Enable HTTPS Encryption So Your Private Time Can Truly Remain Private”. This is a misleading understanding of what https does: in fact, your browsing habits are not so private with https.
I am sometimes puzzled by the customer experience I face when using a new online service, and I try to imagine the process used by the team who came up with the customer journey that I found annoying while using the service. An example is how some online services are using email@example.com emails.
Google has just launched a great certification program called “mobile sites” where they advocate for their vision of how mobile websites should be designed and optimized to improve the user experience. It gives some interesting statistics on page size and loading speed that everyone involved in website development should know.
It looks like gmail.com, but this is just gmɑil.com. The internationalized domain name (IDN) convention allows using non ASCII characters for domain names, which is great for arabic and asian countries, but also allows creating fake domain names that look almost like the original.
Here are 6 free tools that you can use to optimize your website. Some will help you improve your SEO ranking (Search Engine Optimization) and increase your chances to appear on the first page of search engines, others will help you accelerate the loading of your website and improve the navigation experience.
In the past 10 years, the processing and delivery of information to human being has been accelerating in an exponential way. Is it a good thing for us human beings and can we handle it? Are we going to drown in an ocean of e-junk flooding the Internet?