HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, and is a protocol – or a prescribed order and syntax for presenting information -, used to transfer data over a network. Most information sent over the Internet, including website content and API calls, uses the HTTP protocol. How does HTTP works? The operation of the protocol, as we have already mentioned, is executed between a client and a server located somewhere in the world. Step by step, HTTP works like this: It all starts when we enter the browser and look for a web page, for example The browser understands that we are making an HTTP request.Read More →

ProtonMail is an end-to-end encrypted email¬†service. It uses client-side encryption to protect email contents and user data before they are sent to ProtonMail servers, in contrast to other common email providers such as Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo. The service can be accessed through a webmail client, the Tor network or dedicated iOS and Android apps. But how is it work? First of all you have to go to their website and sign up for an account. Then you are in. Their free service has some restrictions, though. You only get 500 MB of storage and can only send 150 messages per day. If you upgradeRead More →

On Saturday just past a series of reports revealed a hard truth that puts one of the most popular social networks in the eye of a hurricane that does not stop growing. The scandal uncovered by Wylie puts Facebook as the one who leaked the data of at least 50 million profiles during the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. A thesis that has been endorsed by various actors in this controversy and that leaves the social network as part of those responsible for the propagation of “fake news” or false content during this electoral process. According to the account of the former official of CambridgeRead More →