The Spinning Cube of Potential Doom

Think the Internet is mostly a benign environment?  Think again.  This novel graphical analysis approach and what it indicates may disturb you:

The Spinning Cube of Potential Doom

A summary article appears in the June 2004 issue of the "Communications of the ACM" (pps. 25, 26) and is also online (membership required). 

Cookie Managers

You may be aware that some Web sites (not this one) track the way in which you use your PC and store it in files called "Cookies".  Ever wonder who's keeping track of you and how much they know about you?

Understanding Spyware: Risk and Response

Here are some links that may satisfy that curiosity as extracted from an article in the Communications of the ACM: "Berghel's URL Pearls":

Cookie Crusher

Cookie Cruncher  -- freeware

Cookie Pal

Vac Pac

Window Washer

Cookie Central

Other Useful Links

Net Jargon -- Explains all those Net acronyms that you were too ashamed to ask about.  I include it because some are darn funny.