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Kazakhstan Begins Intercepting HTTPS Internet Traffic Of All Citizens Forcefully

Kazakhstan Begins Intercepting HTTPS Internet Traffic Of All Citizens Forcefully

July 19, 2019Mohit Kumar
If you are in Kazakhstan and unable to access the Internet service without installing a certificate, you're not alone. The Kazakhstan government has once again issued an advisory to all major local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) asking them to make it mandatory for all their customers to install government-issued root certificates on their devices in order to regain access to the Internet services. The root certificate in question, labeled as " trusted certificate " or " national security certificate ," if installed, allows ISPs to intercept and monitor users' encrypted HTTPS and TLS connections, helping the government spy on its citizens and censor content. In other words, the government is essentially launching a "man in the middle" attack on every resident of the country. But how installing a "root certificate" allow ISPs to decrypt HTTPS connection? For those unaware, your device and web browsers automatically trust digi
How to Disable Mixed Content Security Warning in Google Chrome

How to Disable Mixed Content Security Warning in Google Chrome

April 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you are really upset with Chrome browsers warnings that your HTTPS enabled website contains unsecured third-party contents that sometimes force your users to close the tab, Google has solved this problem for you. With the release of the next version of Google's popular browser, Chrome 43 , it may be easier for developers and system administrators to ensure HTTPS websites are not compromised by insecure HTTP resources. Until now, the current browsers of Google flag a ' mixed-content warning ' in the form of a yellow triangle over the padlock if any HTTPS page loads any resource from an unencrypted HTTP URL. What's mixed content? And… ...Why should I worry about Mixed content if I am using HTTPS on my web pages? If, say, your website has HTTPS enabled but your website's pages are loading contents, such as images, retrieved through regular, clear text HTTP URLs, then it is believed that the connection is only partially encrypted. Partial
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