In the market for webbrowsers FireFox reached 8% during the month of May up from 7.38 % in April. FireFox's gain is Microsoft's loss whose base dipped to 87.23% in May down .77% from April of 2005.
The search engine giant is setting its sights on video too. Not to be confused with Google Video Search, which allows users to find text from closed-captioned TV broadcasts, the new feature will search specifically for video clips online.
You can download the new MSN toolbar for Internet Explorer, and guess what...it supports tabbed browsing, did that come to a surprise for you? Read out the other features.
Overview of features:
A seven year old vulnerability has been re-introduced in Mozilla and Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to spoof the contents of web sites. read the solution here.
secunia has a unpatched solution, and rated it as moderately critical
Apple announced plans to deliver models of its Macintosh computers using Intel microprocessors by this time next year, and to transition all of its Macs to using Intel microprocessors by the end of 2007.
A cross-scripting security hole could potentially have been used by malicious hackers to steal cookies from Hotmail users and get access to their accounts.
Microsoft took part of its MSN Web site offline over the weekend.
Google Sitemaps is an easy way for you to help improve your coverage in the Google index. It's a collaborative crawling system that enables you to communicate directly with Google to keep us informed of all your web pages, and when you make changes to these pages.
Two bills focusing on spyware overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House of Representatives late Monday, including one that requires many software programs collecting personal information to get permission before doing so.
The Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act, or Spy Act, also would outlaw the act of taking over a computer in order to send unauthorized information or code, and diverting a Web browser without the permission of the computer owner. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 393-4, prohibits Web advertising that computer users cannot close "without undue effort" or without shutting down the computer, and it prohibits collecting personal information through keystroke logging.
As if spyware, adware, and all the other crapware Internet users endure weren’t enough, now there’s “ransom-ware, a new type of virus that encrypts your files then demands payment for the decryption key.