Category Web

Hackers briefly took over the Google.lk domain

Today hackers were able to briefly take over the Google.lk domain, the Google’s search engine page for Sri Lanka and redirect it to bring awareness to an ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka. To be clear the hackers did not took…

Would you pay me if I built a web browser?

Google recently announced their Q4 results, and it seems almost everyone is having a great Q4 from Facebook, to Amazon to Google. I know most of us hate ads, but it’s this ad money that powers Googles free services, including…

Suggest me a password

Recently this post making rounds on some of the dev community groups which I’m a part of on Facebook. These are the rules of a banking website when we are to create a new account or change our passwords. And…

The value of targeted advertising

This post will might be the post that will roast me the most. But before triggering your fingers just by reading the title I would like everyone to read my post, and read my argument before jumping in to conclusions.…

Why I switched to WordPress

Recently I read a post which said that the White House official website will be now powered by WordPress. I was playing with a static site generator called Hexo, I even created my own theme for it, before I switched…

Who is sending these mysterious 2FA codes?

I read a recent post titled “That’s not how 2FA works”, it was an interesting read. This is my own experience of seeing some usual 2FA SMS sent to thousands of users, by an unknown entity. Most of my Facebook…

What‘s the use of LinkedIn?

My linked in profile is the first search result that appears if I searched my name. Not my Twitter, Instagram or my blogs. Because those are the places I usually hangout in public, not LinkedIn. My LinkedIn profile is pretty…