Another set of interesting tools for investigating how google sees your sites.

Monday, February 12th, 2007

There is a nice collection of tools at, specifically at It’s more than just how google sees your site, there are tools that show how your page ranks at alexa, etc. for instance is the Visual Pagerank tool and is the google pagerank prediction tool.    Send article as PDF   

Interesting vector for browser vulnerability exploit…ebay

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005 has received a tip on an ebay item that contained some malicious script… ISC reader Gareth Attrill pointed us to an eBay auction that has some escaped HTML code that sneaks in a link that tries to get a trojanized .jar (usage.jar) file loaded on anyone who loads the listing. The latest .dat for […]

Serving up web ads to users with javascript disabled

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Well, with all the news on the Explorer bug, I started wondering what affect this would have on people browsing sites with adsense. I mean, adsense relies on javascript, so if it’s disabled, no adsense right? Right… Of course, adsense is not the only advertising program that uses javascript. (Of course, there are a number […]

Browser competition, market decisions and open standards

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

I just read a blog entry at zdnet. The writer, John Carroll, essentially asserts that the free market has chosen that monopoly in the case of the web browser IS what’s best for it. There are a few things that I think he fails to take into account in his perspective on browsers and competition. […]