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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-...
Google Chrome Bans Chinese SSL Certificate Authorities WoSign and StartCom

Google Chrome Bans Chinese SSL Certificate Authorities WoSign and StartCom

July 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
As a punishment announced last October, Google will no longer trust SSL/TLS certificate authorities WoSign and its subsidiary StartCom wi...
Symantec API Flaws reportedly let attackers steal Private SSL Keys and Certificates

Symantec API Flaws reportedly let attackers steal Private SSL Keys and Certificates

March 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has disclosed critical issues in the processes and third-party API used by Symantec certificate resellers to deliv...
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...
Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

August 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A Chinese certificate authority (CA) appeared to be making a significant security blunder by handing out duplicate SSL certificates for a...
WordPress enables Free HTTPS Encryption for all Blogs with Custom Domain

WordPress enables Free HTTPS Encryption for all Blogs with Custom Domain

April 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you own a custom domain or a blog under the wordpress.com domain name? If yes, then there is good news for you. WordPress is ...
More than 1 Million Websites Install Free SSL Certificate (and Counting...)

More than 1 Million Websites Install Free SSL Certificate (and Counting...)

March 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Let's Encrypt has achieved another big milestone by issuing 1 million free Transport Layer Security (TLS) SSL Certificates to webma...
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...
How to Install Let's Encrypt Free SSL Certificate On Your Website

How to Install Let's Encrypt Free SSL Certificate On Your Website

December 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Another Big Milestone – Let's Encrypt is now offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone. Let's Encrypt has opened to the ...
Let's Encrypt Free SSL/TLS Certificate Now Trusted by Major Web Browsers

Let's Encrypt Free SSL/TLS Certificate Now Trusted by Major Web Browsers

October 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Yes, Let's Encrypt is now one step closer to its goal of offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone. Let's Encrypt  – the ...
Let's Encrypt Project issues its First Free SSL/TLS Certificate

Let's Encrypt Project issues its First Free SSL/TLS Certificate

September 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Last fall the non-profit foundation EFF ( Electronic Frontier Foundation ) launched an initiative called Let's Encrypt that aimed...
Critical SSL Vulnerability Leaves 25,000 iOS Apps Vulnerable to Hackers

Critical SSL Vulnerability Leaves 25,000 iOS Apps Vulnerable to Hackers

April 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability resides in AFNetworking could allow an attacker to cripple the HTTPS protection of 25,000 iOS apps available in...
13-year-old SSL/TLS Weakness Exposing Sensitive Data in Plain Text

13-year-old SSL/TLS Weakness Exposing Sensitive Data in Plain Text

March 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The most popular and widely used encryption scheme has been found to be weaker with the disclosure of a new attack that could allow atta...
Gogo In-flight Internet issues Fake SSL Certificates to its own Customers

Gogo In-flight Internet issues Fake SSL Certificates to its own Customers

January 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Gogo — one of the largest providers of in-flight Internet service — has been caught issuing fake SSL certificates, allowing the infligh...
Chrome Plans to Mark All 'HTTP' Traffic as Insecure from 2015

Chrome Plans to Mark All 'HTTP' Traffic as Insecure from 2015

December 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Google is ready to give New Year gift to the Internet users, who are concerned about their privacy and security. The Chromium Project&#...
Let’s Encrypt  — A Certificate Authority to Provide Free SSL Certificates for Entire Web

Let’s Encrypt — A Certificate Authority to Provide Free SSL Certificates for Entire Web

November 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
As days are passing, encryptio n is becoming a need for every user sitting online. Many tech giants including Google, Apple and Yahoo! a...
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