By Dominic Jones on January 5, 2007
AS ADOBE Corp. worked to produce a patch for flawed versions of its ubiquitous PDF reader, new details emerged about the severity of the flaw and how it can be used to compromise visitors to trusted websites. CNET News.com reported Thursday that the PDF security risk was greater than originally thought. The online news site [...]
By Dominic Jones on January 3, 2007
SOME web security experts are advising companies to remove all PDF files from their websites immediately or take other precautions to prevent their website users becoming victims of hackers.
By Dominic Jones on August 25, 2006
(updated October 19, 2006) AFTER years of serving their websites to the vagaries of Internet Explorer 6, many companies may soon find that their sites no longer work properly for millions of computer users around the world. That’s because giant Microsoft Corp., which controls more than 80% of all browser installations, is introducing a new [...]
By Dominic Jones on March 4, 2006
ONE of the basic rules of good web design is that websites should work for people using different browsers. However, many companies — including some with award-winning sites — are ignoring this accepted practice. Failing to support other browsers makes companies look incompetent and unresponsive. According to our reviews, there are widespread browser compatibility problems [...]