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From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites 'Not Secure'

From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites 'Not Secure'

July 24, 2018Mohit Kumar
Starting today with the release of Chrome 68, Google Chrome prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' in its years-long effort to make the web a more secure place for Internet users. So if you are still running an insecure HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) website, many of your visitors might already be greeted with a 'Not Secure' message on their Google Chrome browser warning them that they can't trust your website to be secure. By displaying ' Not Secure ,' Google Chrome means that your connection is not secure because there is no SSL Certificate to encrypt your connection between your computer and the website's server. So, anything sent over a non-HTTPS connection is in plain text, like your password or payment card information, allowing attackers to snoop or tamper with your data. The non-https connection has been considered dangerous particularly for web pages that transfer sensitive information—like login pages and payment
How to Fix Chrome Massive Memory Usage? Simply Try 'Chrome 45' for Faster Performance

How to Fix Chrome Massive Memory Usage? Simply Try 'Chrome 45' for Faster Performance

September 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice Chrome users! Google has made major improvements to its Chrome web browser that would once again make it one of the least memory eater browsers in the market. Although Chrome is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide due to its simplicity and power, most people aren't happy with it because it uses too much memory and power. Google has now solved these problems. The most recent release of Chrome ( Chrome 45 ) is intended to make your browsing experience faster and more efficient. Google launched Chrome 45 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android two days ago, but the company announced in an official blog post Friday that the new version includes several new updates that focus on making the browser load faster and use less memory. Also Read:  I keep 200+ Browser Tabs Open, and My Computer Runs Absolutely Fine. Here's My Secret Chrome 45 Uses 10% Less RAM A major issue reported by Chrome users was the browser's consumption of PC mem
Google Launches Chrome 42 with Push Notifications

Google Launches Chrome 42 with Push Notifications

April 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google has finally rolled out the latest version of its popular web browser, i.e. Chrome 42 for Windows, Mac, and Linux users that now lets websites send you alerts, no matter your browser is open or not. The release of the latest Chrome 42 version is a great deal as it costs Google more than $21,000. Yes, $21,000! The latest version of Chrome comes with fixes for 45 security vulnerabilities in the web browser, reported by different security researchers [listed below]. Let's know about the Major updates : Major updates and significant improvements for Chrome version 42 includes: Advanced Push API and Notifications API Disabled Oracle's Java plugin by default as well as other extensions that use NPAPI Patched 45 security bugs and paid out more than $21,000 Push API : Google includes Push API in its web browser for the first time. Push API, when combined with the new notifications API, allows websites to push notifications to you through y
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