This is how generally an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate works to secure the communication between the user and the server on a website like this blog site. Image source: Internetum
A couple years ago, I highlighted just how unsecured some of the popular websites are and one of them was Astro. I did write to them officially but the response was lukewarm (almost patronizing from the webmasters). Perhaps it was not addressed to the right people, perhaps they did not have enough budget to make the necessary changes.… [Click to read the rest] “Astro Now Secured”
Last Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of Iran’s storming of American Embassy in Tehran and taking 52 people as hostages for 444 days. Apparently this event is celebrated on a yearly basis in Iran. However this year, such ‘celebration’ was also used by the oppositions here to protest against the ruling party.… [Click to read the rest] “Fantastic Trip to Iran 2009: No Internet Access!”
It is the New Year and it is high time for a poll on this site – what changes is needed to make BJ Thoughts better?
Last year I have been tweaking here and there for some improvement but I know I have a long way to go to make thing better.… [Click to read the rest] “Poll: Improving BJ Thoughts”
Last year, I blogged about how unsecured was the Astro’s online customer detail maintenance and after several correspondences with them, the matter seems settled then with Astro promising to improve the security details of the website.