Reddit announces switch to HTTPS-only

With a short note posted on the site’s developers subreddit, reddit – the so-called “front page of the internet” – has announced that starting with …

Let’s Encrypt CA to issue its first cert

Let’s Encrypt, a non-profit certificate authority (CA) set up by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust, and researchers at the University …

New OpenSSL versions squash LogJam bug

The OpenSSL Project has pushed another update for the eponymous open-source cryptographic library. This one plugs several moderate bugs, one low one, and LogJam …

Mozilla pushes for full HTTPS use

Mozilla has announced they are planning to deprecate non-secure HTTP.“After a robust discussion on our community mailing list, Mozilla is committing to focus new …

SSL Labs unveils free open source tool, new APIs

Qualys SSL Labs now includes free assessment APIs, accompanied by a free open source tool that can be used for bulk and automated testing of websites. These new enhancements …

Windows vulnerable to FREAK attacks after all

Microsoft has released a security advisory on Thursday, confirming that all supported releases of Microsoft Windows are vulnerable to the recently documented FREAK (Factoring …