A thorough review of the top 1 million websites reveals 93 percent fail Mozilla’s Observatory security review.
Rash Of Phishing Attacks Use HTTPS To Con Victims
Phishing sites are deploying freely available TLS certificates in order to dupe victims into thinking they’re visiting a safe site.
Going travelling? Don’t drop your guard when you’re on the road
Cybercriminals don’t take holidays, as recent breaches show: here are some tips to keep your data safe while you travel
Apple Revokes Certificate Used By OSX/Dok Malware
Apple takes countermeasures to neutralize OSX/Dok HTTPS-snooping malware by revoking a hijacked certificate updating its XProtect built-in anti-malware software.
Chrome to Mark More HTTP Pages ‘Not Secure’
Starting with Chrome 62, Google will start marking any HTTP page where users may enter data, and any HTTP page visited in incognito mode
Netflix’s HTTPS Update Can’t Combat Passive Traffic Analysis Attacks
Academics argue that Netflix’s recent upgrade to HTTPS is doing little to protect its users from a passive traffic analysis attack.
Chrome Security Team Tackles ‘Friendly Fire’ To Keep Browser Safe
Justin Schuh, lead engineer of Chrome Security, said ensuring browser security for Chrome users is a balancing act juggling OEM pressures, questionable certificate authorities and quashing third-party software incompatibility issues.
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