If you are an observant user, chances are high that you might have come across the following codes at least once on the internet.
HTTP 404, which stands for “Page Not Found” signifying that the URL is no longer available, and HTTP 403 which states “Forbidden”, which means you do not have access to the web page.
Other popular status codes are 500 (internal server error), and 301 (page moved permanently), when the URL has been shifted to a new one. The 404 code is particularly popular, and gave rise to a number of popular memes on the internet, especially ridiculing Internet Explorer.
These are status codes for the HTTP (Hypertext [...]
Mozilla has unveiled its plans to make yet another changes to its popular browser, Firefox.
The new idea isn’t actually a bad one though.
Mozilla wants to improve the security of the browser, by marking webpages as insecure if they send passwords over HTTP. If you don’t know what that means, here’s a brief explanation. When you login to a wen service (email, social network,etc), your browser transmits the data through a web protocol. This is usually done through the secure protocol, HTTPS, You might have noticed it on banking and shopping websites. It is the small lock icon which appears next to the address bar of the browser, indicating that [...]
HTTP Strict Transport Security comes to Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
Microsoft may be concentrating on Windows 10, but it isn’t forgetting its older operating systems just yet.
The Redmond Company is rolling out a new security feature for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 computers.
Microsoft has released a Windows Update, which brings support for a new protocol in Internet Explorer. The new feature is called HTTP Strict Transport Security, and the abbreviation for which is HSTS.
If you have heard of the HTTPS protocol, (HTTP Secure), you will be pleased to know that HSTS is a similar security feature. What HSTS does, is that it [...]