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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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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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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Important tips for safe online shopping post COVID-19

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:57:38 +0000

Online shopping can be convenient, especially during a total lockdown. But shopping online in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis brings with it other dangers. Here’s what to watch out for.

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Dubious downloads: How to check if a website and its files are malicious

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 17:45:08 +0000

Users often search the web for downloads when companies no longer support software, and what they find is dubious. How can they tell if the files are safe? We tell how to spot the difference.

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