It's safe to say most Web developers would prefer not to support Internet Explorer 6. They'd rather put up a notice for the user to download another browser, or maybe just display the WAP-optimized version of the site instead.
But sometimes, it's not up to the developer to decide whether to support IE6. Your employer or client may require it. In a recent blog post Mike Davies reminds us that saving IE6 compatibility until the end of a project is a recipe for disaster. "If you leave IE6 testing and fixing to the end of your project, you have no-one else to blame for the pain but yourself," he concludes.Continue
Who among us hasn't received an email recently telling us to click a link to update our email account info, provide corrected banking login details, update our credit card information on file, and what-have-you? Most of you are savvy enough to know that these are phishing scams and don't usually fall victim to clicking on these links or disclosing confidential information, but still stuff happens. According to SecureList.com, phishing messages accounted for 0.03% of all email messages this past April.Continue