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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-...
New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

April 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Many people believe that they are much less likely to be bothered by malware if they use a Mac computer, but is it really true? Unfortuna...
Google becomes its own Root Certificate Authority

Google becomes its own Root Certificate Authority

January 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to expand its certificate authority capabilities and build the "foundation of a more secure web," Google has final...
Google Chrome to Label Sensitive HTTP Pages as "Not Secure"

Google Chrome to Label Sensitive HTTP Pages as "Not Secure"

September 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
Although over three months remaining, Google has planned a New Year gift for the Internet users, who're concerned about their privac...
Linux TCP Flaw allows Hackers to Hijack Internet Traffic and Inject Malware Remotely

Linux TCP Flaw allows Hackers to Hijack Internet Traffic and Inject Malware Remotely

August 10, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are using the Internet, there are the possibilities that you are open to attack. The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) implementa...
4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers

4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers

August 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you think that the HTTP/2 protocol is more secure than the standard HTTP ( Hypertext Transfer Protocol ), then you might be wrong, as...
What is Certificate Transparency? How It helps Detect Fake SSL Certificates

What is Certificate Transparency? How It helps Detect Fake SSL Certificates

April 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know there is a huge encryption backdoor still exists on the Internet that most people don't know about? I am talking abo...
Hackers Install Free SSL Certs from Let's Encrypt On Malicious Web Sites

Hackers Install Free SSL Certs from Let's Encrypt On Malicious Web Sites

January 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Who else didn't see this coming? It was so obvious as I stressed earlier that the  Let's Encrypt free HTTPS certificates w...
Patent Troll — 66 Big Companies Sued For Using HTTPS Encryption

Patent Troll — 66 Big Companies Sued For Using HTTPS Encryption

December 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
Are you Using HTTPS on your Website to securely encrypt traffic? Well, we'll see you in the court. At least, that's what...
Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online

Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online

October 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Webmasters can track all your activities on the Internet – even if you have already cleared your browsing history and deleted all saved ...
Apple Kicks Out some Malicious Ad-Blocker Apps from its Online Store

Apple Kicks Out some Malicious Ad-Blocker Apps from its Online Store

October 10, 2015Khyati Jain
Apple has removed several apps from its official iOS App Store that have the ability to compromise encrypted connections between the ser...
Superfish-like Vulnerability Found in Over 12 More Apps

Superfish-like Vulnerability Found in Over 12 More Apps

February 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
'SuperFish' advertising software recently found pre-installed on Lenovo laptops is more widespread than what we all thought. Fa...
Lenovo Admits and Released an Automatic Superfish Removal Tool

Lenovo Admits and Released an Automatic Superfish Removal Tool

February 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The computer giant Lenovo has released a tool to remove the dangerous "SuperFish" adware program that the company had pre-installe...
Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

Lenovo Shipping PCs with Pre-Installed 'Superfish Malware' that Kills HTTPS

February 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
One of the most popular computer manufacturers Lenovo is being criticized for selling laptops pre-installed with invasive marketing soft...
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