Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

In case you’ve been in a cave, you may not have noticed Web security is a mess. Gmail had fits this weekend with sending mail because the mail server tasked with sending messages had an expired security certificate. Before that, a Secure-Socket Layer (SSL) encryption problem that had been hiding in the code since the […]

ZDNet readers love their Chrome web browser

ZDNet readers and American web users agree. Google Chrome is their favorite web browser. While 34.7 percent of the US public prefers Chrome, a near identical 35 percent of ZDNet readers also use Google’s desktop web browser.

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Most popular US web browsers, according to the federal government

We finally have some clear, objective data on which web browsers and operating systems are the most popular in the United States. Thanks to the federal government’s Digital Analytics Program (DAP), we now know that over the last 90 days, and 1.39-billion web visits to more than 37 government agencies, Google Chrome is the most […]

Ted Cruz dot com: A domain name cautionary tale

On March 23rd, Texas Republican senator and Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz announced that he was going to run for president. If you then went running to his website,, to see what he had to say you would have been shocked to see the message, “SUPPORT PRESIDENT OBAMA. IMMIGRATION REFORM NOW!”

Doesn’t sound like […]

Pwn2Own 2015: The year every web browser went down

Once more the major web browser vendors brought in their latest and best versions of their web browsers to CanSecWest 2015 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia for HP Security Research and Google Project Zero‘s Pwn2Own hacking contest. This year, the hackers won.

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