Is your graphics card driver an Internet attack vector? Apparently so, as Context, a British security consultancy, released a security bulletin this week warning that the Web Graphics Library (WebGL) is vulnerable to denial of service (DoS) attacks and cross-domain image theft.
I know everyone has this issue, either at work or via your isp. You try to go to a site or use a certain software and you get a page stating the site is blocked or another type of notification, not sure what BTL is doing on their end. I can see it for companies trying to lock out malware, viruses and such but for home use I don’t see why BTL is blocking traffic.
Speeding up Firefox Startup time The longer startup time is the result of a bug, or more accurately, a lack of foresight, in the implementation of a security feature. Firefox 3.5 requires randomness for security purposes, and on Windows, it gets this by scanning temporary folders. This is a disk-intensive process, and on computers with lots of temporary files and folders, it causes delays in startup. The first thing that you should do is to get the latest Mozilla Firefox at the Get Firefox Homepage. This is to ensure you get the latest bug fixes and enhancements. Then, you can […]