Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure.” Google hopes this move will ...
Detecting Malware/APT Through Automatic Log Analysis

Detecting Malware/APT Through Automatic Log Analysis

Legacy perimeter security mechanisms can be evaded very easily. It’s disappointing, but it’s true. Innovatively-designed malware and APTs have the potential to evade even the strongest signature-based security solutions that are currently ...
Chrome Will Drop the 'Secure' Connection Indicator Later This Year

Chrome Will Drop the ‘Secure’ Connection Indicator Later This Year

Browsers historically have used certain visual indicators in the address bar to mark encrypted connections, such as the green padlock and the word “Secure.” However, as HTTPS is becoming the norm on ...
Security Boulevard

A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook's Messenger, and more. Categories: Security ...
HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here's what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit. Categories: FYI ...

5 PKI Trends to Expect in the Next Year

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is the glue that holds the internet together. As the internet has developed into a multi-faceted ecosystem with every single ‘thing’ now considered an internet-connected endpoint, PKI has ...

E-Mailing Private HTTPS Keys

I don't know what to make of this story: The email was sent on Tuesday by the CEO of Trustico, a UK-based reseller of TLS certificates issued by the browser-trusted certificate authorities ...
Understanding Google Chrome’s Upcoming https Changes

Understanding Google Chrome’s Upcoming https Changes

Can a single word create broad-sweeping implications to how we use the internet? It most certainly can, and an upcoming software update to Google Chrome may drive a false sense of security ...

Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions, you say? Why not.

It’s no surprise that our resolutions are usually about health, finances, relationships, and self-improvement. As all of us live digital lives, too, why not think up cybersecurity New Year's resolution that concern ...
Phishers use encrypted sites to scam

Phishers use encrypted sites to scam

Just when you thought cyber criminals couldn’t get smarter, along comes a new scamming technique. Previously used for safeguarding browsing activity, encryption tools are now used by hackers in carrying out phishing ...
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