Sites that I found interesting for December 30th 2008 through January 5th 2009:
- The Secrets of Marketing in a Web 2.0 World – Consumers are flocking to blogs, social-networking sites and virtual worlds. And they are leaving a lot of marketers behind. Article in the Wall Street Journal.
- Long-term personal data storage – Digital content – both the media AND the format – can become unreadable. So how do you keep your pictures, music, videos, documents and more around for decades? Here's how.
- Gone Phishing – If you receive a direct message or a direct message email notification that redirects to what looks like Twitter.com—don't sign in. Look closely at the URL because it could be a scam.
- Marissa Mayer on the future of Google – Interview: "It's really important to move beyond just keywords"
- MD5 considered harmful today – We have identified a vulnerability in the Internet Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) used to issue digital certificates for secure websites. As a proof of concept we executed a practical attack scenario and successfully created a rogue Certification Authority (CA) certificate trusted by all common web browsers. This certificate allows us to impersonate any website on the Internet, including banking and e-commerce sites secured using the HTTPS protocol.
- Mouseover DOM Inspector v2.0 Help – The Mouseover DOM Inspector, or MODI for short, is a favelet (also known as a bookmarklet) that allows you to view and manipulate the DOM of a web page simply by mousing around the document.