Simplifying Form Styles With accent-color — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ The new CSS accent-color property makes it quick and easy to roll out our brand colors to certain form inputs by leveraging user agent styles. In this article we’ll take a look at what it does and how to use it alongside color-scheme for simple, accessible checkboxes and radio buttons — and imagine […]

Ransomware Isn’t Back. It Never Left

After months of dramatic escalations, two prominent Russia-based ransomware gangs, REvil and Darkside, went quiet for weeks this summer. The pause came as the White House and US law enforcement pledged to combat ransomware and stand up to governments that seemingly offer “safe harbor” to even the most reckless gangs. That lull has officially ended.  […]

The Long-Lost Tale of an 18th-Century Tsunami, as Told by Trees

And trees don’t forget. In the 1990s, researchers identified a “ghost forest” of dead cedars near the Washington coast; tree-ring dating confirmed that they’d indeed died in 1700. But Black and Dziak sought out trees that experienced the tsunami—and survived. The rings of those trees could contain evidence of the stress caused by living through […]

He Escaped the Dark Web’s Biggest Bust. Now He’s Back

Just over four years ago, the US Department of Justice announced the takedown of AlphaBay, the biggest dark web market bust in history. Thai police arrested the site’s 26-year-old administrator, Alexandre Cazes, in Bangkok, and the FBI seized AlphaBay’s central server in Lithuania, wiping out a marketplace that was selling hundreds of millions of dollars […]