Do you read your emails, such as my newsletter, in your web browser? Many people do, whether they’re using an email program like Thunderbird or Outlook, or reading via webmail by logging into their Internet Service Provider’s webmail program, or into AOL or Yahoo. Similarly, it might be an ISP like AT&T who uses Yahoo […]
There is yet another "man-in-the-middle" attack that is live in the world. Unfortunately, this one is aiming at the implementation of SSL 3.0 security that goes back for 15 years. Fortunately, most web servers are using the later TLS security protocol. However, and unfortunately, we’re still exposed to it, depending on the web server’s configuration […]
Subscriber Chester wrote to ask how to save a web page so he could access it again in the future: Terry, how do I save a web page to thumbdrive or place on the computer? Help That’s a pretty good question, but the underlying question is "why would you want to do this?" Unless you’re […]
Longtime subscriber Chet wrote to ask about the need to update Internet Explorer and Firefox: Hi Terry Is it wise to update every time you get an email…for instance I’m still using IE8 and am hesitating to go to IE9…and now it seems FIREFOX, MY BROWSER OF CHOICE, (V3.6.18) is updating every 10 minutes! I […]
Cell phone suppliers, and especially smartphone suppliers, make a big thing of the Internet access through their systems. They may or may not tell you that the Internet access doesn’t give you quite the same display as your computer does, though. First, the screen is a lot smaller. Second, because the data rates have been […]
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