In this week's news: resolving an issue when restarting progressive web apps in iOS, why The Telegraph now vets all scripts before they make it to their codebase, and Microsoft plans to add tracking prevention to the Edge browser.
I was strongly reminded about the scariness of non-secure websites the other day.
I'm using Xfinity as an internet service provider, and they give you a device that is both a cable modem and a router.
Here's a tiny bit of backstory. I use a VPN, and I discovered that in using their modem directly, the VPN wouldn't work. I'm not sure why. I didn't dig into it very far, because I have a modem of my own I'd prefer … Read article
The web is full of third-party scripts. Sites use them for ads, analytics, retargeting, and more. But this isn't always the whole story. Scripts can track your behavior, your preferences, and other information.
Here, we're going to look at the potential risks of these third-party scripts.… Read article