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Sign your Code


Just recently the new Firefox version 3.5 was released with many new features, whistle and bells….native video and audio support being one of them. Porn private browsing mode and super fast rendering just another. If you haven’t updated and tried the latest and greatest from the house of Mozilla, I highly recommend to do that […]

SSL with Firefox 3


The new Firefox 3 browser is approaching fast its final release to the public and millions of fans will download the new product from Mozilla this month. For me this is a very exciting event and a great opportunity to show you which changes and improvements will effect us, specially in relation to SSL secured […]

Announcing Better Trustâ„¢


Long before browser vendors decided that the infamous padlock isn’t sufficient anymore for indicating a secure connection, I felt that I’d like to know much more about the certificates websites are using. Until today I either knew if the certificate was issued from one of the root certificates the browser vendor deemed trustworthy enough to […]

Phishing or Legitimate?


Today I received the email shown below, which looked like a phishing attempt to me, since I don’t have an account at Moneybookers.com and the mail was sent typically to “undisclosed-recipients“. Hovering over the link in the mail revealed the URL https:// my.secure-ssl.net/www.moneybookers.com/app/directory.php?cmd=login (I deliberately broke the link).

Spoofing SSL in Firefox 3


In just a few days the new Firefox 3 browser from the house of Mozilla will be release. Except of course if another re-build of the current release candidate has to be made, which would push the publishing of the newest browser to sometime in June. One such reason could be the ease somebody can […]

Smart Cards made easy on Linux and Firefox


The managing of smart cards on Linux has never been easy. There are various projects dedicated to providing drivers and libraries to standard interfaces like PKCS11, most notably the OpenSC project. However despite the hard work and some really good tools these projects produced, there was nothing the more casual user could use easily (and […]

Goodbye Netscape…


…or the King is dead, long live the King!
Browsing over the latest news at the BBC web site I came across this message. And so I was reading that the browser that helped kick-start the commercial web is to cease development because of lack of users. The browser in question is of course the good […]