On one of my web sites I noticed that IDN (Internationalized Domain Names) don’t work when I do Response.Redirect in VB.NET. IDNs are used to allow accented and other special international characters (non-Ascii) to be used in domain names. Since Domain Name Servers (DNS) only support Ascii, any IDN is encoded in Punycode. To encode… Continue reading Punycode in VB.NET for IDN domains
I just downloaded the new Firefox 3 and after using it for five minutes my first impression is that it’s super fast. But during these five minutes I already found what to me seems like a huge security flaw: Click on the site icon in the address bar + click More Information button + click… Continue reading Firefox 3 – huge security hole!?