Link Tracking in Popular Browsers

Updated 20 April 2019 and 22 April 2019. Updates embedded in the original post and some areas reworded/trimmed to aid clarity. Several major web browsers (specifically Chrome, Safari and Edge) are all enabling a tracking feature by default and removing the means to disable it. This is the hyperlink auditing, or ping, feature in HTML5... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Edge – Adobe Flash Whitelist Issue

Not sure how many people this will apply to (I am one of them), but in Microsoft's infinite wisdom, they decided to put a hidden whitelist of domains that could bypass asking for permission to run Flash videos using the Click-to-Run feature. In Microsoft Windows, there is a file C:\Windows\system32\edgehtmlpluginpolicy.bin that contains the default whitelist... Continue Reading →

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