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Google to enforce HTTPS on TLDs it controls

In its sustained quest to bring encryption to all existing Web sites, Google has announced that it will start enforcing HTTPS for the 45 Top-Level Domains it operates. How …

Google Chrome

Chrome will tag FTP sites as “Not secure”

Google Chrome 63, expected to be released sometime around December, will label resources delivered over the FTP protocol as “Not secure”, a member of the Chrome …

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Making HTTPS phishing sites easier to spot

For years, we taught users that a website’s URL that includes https at its very beginning is a relatively good indicator of whether they can safely input sensitive …

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Scareware scammers target iOS users

A bug in the way that Mobile Safari handles pop-up dialogs has been abused to scare iOS users into paying a “fine” in the form of an iTunes pre-paid card. The iOS …