Posts with tag: info
- What can a web server tell you? • 23 Oct 2021
When your browser communicates with a web server, some information is exchanged even before the first <html> code is received. Like what, for instance?
- What can a domain name tell you? • 22 Oct 2021
According to Verisign there are about 370 million domain names registered in total in 2021. A domain name like google.com inspires trust, a name like westealyourdata.tk totally not, (although one could argue both seem to have the same business model)...
- What can an IP address tell you? • 21 Oct 2021
Whenever you visit a website, it is your browser communicating with a web server. Your browser knows what server to talk to by taking the domain name, e.g. mail.google.com, and asking a DNS server for the associated IP address. This...