Mozilla is taking steps to lock down mixed content Web sites for Firefox in an update Friday to Firefox 23 Aurora.
In Firefox 23 Aurora, the pre-beta version of the browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Mozilla will block by default mixed active content. Mixed content is a term that refers to a Web site secured with HTTPS that loads some of its content, such as images or scripts, from standard HTTP sources, and can lead to eavesdroppers and man-in-the-middle attacks.
- WebRTC fully operational in Firefox beta
- Do Not Track fine-tuning in Firefox 21
- Mozilla offers developers phones to write Firefox OS apps
- Facebook to Firefox: Please add WebP image support
- Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
Mixed active content describes things like scripts because they can actively change how you interact with the site. Mixed passive content, such as images, just sits there in most cases.
The mixed content blocker will give people a choice to disable it on a per-site basis, and load the potentially dangerous content.
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Starting today, Samsung customers can take advantage of TecTiles 2, the next generation of Samsung’s original TecTile NFC programmable tags launched last summer. Fully compatible with all Samsung NFC-enabled smartphones, including the Galaxy S 4, TecTiles 2 and the new TecTile mobile app allow users to simplify smartphone actions and connect to the world around them using NFC technology. TecTile 2 programmable NFC tags are available at Samsung.com beginning today for $14.99 for a 5-pack sleeve and will be at other retailers nationwide in June.
Samsung TecTiles 2 are the next generation and evolution of TecTiles, programmable NFC sticker tags that allow users to automate everyday functions of a smartphone through a single tap. TecTiles 2, paired with the new Samsung TecTile app, allow consumers to program the tag for various functions, including sending text messages, silencing the phone when entering a meeting, playing a specific song and dimming the display before going to bed.
B&H has the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake lens for $149 (reg. $199) now through June 29, 2013. I love this little lens and think its a great addition to any Canon DSLR; however, its particularly pleasant on APS-C cameras with its 64mm equivalent field of view. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The European Commission plans to send a formal warning to China that it is ready to levy sanctions against telecoms equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Corp over illegal subsidies, people close to the matter said.
EU trade chief Karel De Gucht is set to win support from the bloc’s executive on Wednesday to send the warning letter and show China’s new president, Xi Jinping, that Brussels is serious about countering what it says is state support.
“We want to send a warning to the Chinese, a letter of intent that if they don’t change their practices, there will be duties,” said one person involved, adding that De Gucht had the full backing of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
The decision will mark an intensification of the European Union’s efforts to guard against what Brussels says is dumping by China, the EU’s second-largest trading partner.
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We have many customers interested in using Scribe Online IS to create Orders in their accounting application. This blog will describe how to do so with SQL Server as a backend from Opportunities in their CRM application.
To start, I need to know the next appropriate Order Number value when I am creating the Order in SQL, so will I have a Stored Procedure that already exists in SQL get me the next Order Number value. Once I have that value, I will be able to create my Sales Order correctly.
Although you cannot call stored procedures directly in the Scribe Online process definition editor, you can trigger them to execute on your database. Think of triggers like Workflows in the CRM application world. They are created to automatically execute code during events on a particular table. Read more about triggers.
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