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Feb
3
comment Am I secure from network monitoring software if HTTPS is used?
Also keep in mind that in a corporate network, the company controls not just one piece (the wire over which the data goes) but also your PC. Normally, your browser would go into Panic Mode (and I mean that literally, at least Chrome makes a very scary warning message: noahsmark.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/chrome-ssl-error.png), but as the company controls it they can just issue a policy to make the browser trust it's certificate server. But as said: Check the certificate and if it's internal, do your HTTPS business at home :)
Feb
3
comment Am I secure from network monitoring software if HTTPS is used?
@senthil The point of HTTPS is to encrypt traffic and to identify the participants. Anyone who controls the line can theoretically be a man in the middle (hence it is even called man-in-the-middle attack) but unlike unencrypted HTTP, this will not stay undetected. As said, check the certificate and who issued it. There is no way usually to fake a certificate (There was a bug in some Debian Linux versions that made it possible to fake certs, but that was so far an isolated incident).
Feb
1
comment Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?
You can :) Set it to small icons, unlock in and drag it so it's 2 levels high.
Feb
1
comment Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?
If I already know which Window I want, why do I have to search? Why do I have to open the browser window and then search the tab there? If everything is exactly one button in the taskbar, it's very easy and quick to go to any open application without having to actively think about it. Also, unlike ALT+TAB, buttons in the Taskbar don't change positions.
Feb
1
comment Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?
@Ivo the problem is that I want to reach any open Window with exactly 1 mouse click. That way, I don't have to think and lose my concentration when I need to switch an app. If I have an open window, I memorize it's position in the taskbar automatically. So if I need to open it, I just click it without losing focus on whatever else I am doing.
Feb
1
comment Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?
IE6 won't run on Windows 7 and does not support transparent PNGs, so it's not really an option :) It's still faster and more usable than IE7 and 8 of course.
Feb
1
comment Am I secure from network monitoring software if HTTPS is used?
True, normally Proxies just pass through HTTPS traffic as they can't do anything with it, and I do not know if HTTPS-Inspection is on the rise, but I've seen it happen so I just thought I point out the possibility.
Feb
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comment Can IIS be installed on the Home Premium Edition of Windows 7
@tkyle Yes, works fine on both Vista and 7 Home Premium. You are limited in the number of simultaneous requests (I think it's 3) and I think it doesn't do Windows Authentication, but it's suitable for development and testing.