Why Websites Need HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)

Why Websites Need HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)

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HTTPS has become the protocol of choice for any serious website, but effectively enforcing the use of HTTPS instead of HTTP requires the HTTP Strict Transport Security header, or HSTS. By sending ...
Push Notifications

Browser Push Notifications: Useful Feature Exploited by Deceptive Marketers

Pop-ups and browser lockers have given way to irritating and potentially destructive push notifications For many of us, when we hear the word “malware,” the first thing that comes to mind would ...
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Walmart, Best Buy and Phishing Scams

Holidays are prime time for malicious activity with retailers, including phishing scams One thing we know about consumer-focused cybercriminals is they’re more likely to strike during busy shopping periods. Black Friday, the ...
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Akamai Extends Security Services to the Enterprise

Akamai Extends Security Services to the Enterprise

Akamai today extended the reach of its managed security services beyond websites to include applications running in on-premises IT environments and in the cloud. Lorenz Jakober, director of product marketing for Akamai, ...
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Protect Your WordPress from Cybersecurity Threats

WordPress is among the most famous publishing platforms, running more than 24 percent of all websites globally. WordPress is open source, which means it is visible and discernible to every user—and is ...
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Certificate Authorities to Collaborate on London Protocol

Certificate Authorities to Collaborate on London Protocol

The Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC), a consortium committed to advancing the security of websites and online transactions, announced this week at the CA/Browser Forum event it has launched a London Protocol ...
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