What are SSL certificates?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:17:21 +0000

SSL/TLS certificates secure communications on the Internet. So what are they, how do they work, and how do you get one?

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NSA issues advice for securing wireless devices

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:41:14 +0000

It may seem trivial for the NSA to provide guidance in this field, but maybe if even the NSA are saying it people might actually start paying attention!

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Chrome casts away the padlock—is it good riddance or farewell?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 14:25:20 +0000

With news that Google intends to remove the padlock from its Chrome web browser, we take a look at how we got here.

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DNS-over-HTTPS takes another small step towards global domination

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 12:28:18 +0000

The rise of encrypted DNS is as inevitable as it is slow. Next on the list of countries to get the benefit of Firefox’s DoH is Canada.

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Demystifying two common misconceptions with e-commerce security

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:59:36 +0000

HTTPS and iframe containers augment security, but are not a panacea for online shoppers and merchants.

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Rocket Loader skimmer impersonates CloudFlare library in clever scheme

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:46:13 +0000

URLs can be deceiving, but the one used to mimic CloudFlare’s Rocket Loader in the latest Magecart attack takes it to a whole new level.

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La mayoría de los estadounidenses no tienen idea de lo que significa https://

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:54:46 +0000

El 55% de los adultos estadounidenses no pudo identificar un ejemplo de 2FA, y solo el 30% sabía que una URL que comience por https:// significa que la información enviada a ese sitio está cifrada, y el Centro de Investigación Pew descubrió muchos otros datos aleccionadores sobre lo que los estadounidenses saben y no saben [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/3uSFI0xfJy0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (January 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:48:38 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 14 to 20, including APT10, Fallout EK, Colllection 1 data, Youtube challenges, hosting malicious sites and a Fortnite security flaw.

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