Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including a Microsoft SMB zero day, the latest Netgear router vulnerability, and a new HTTPS milestone.
This week HTTPS hit a huge milestone. According to a two-week survey of telemetry data from the Mozilla Firefox browser, 50 percent of page loads used HTTPS.
A bug in GoDaddy’s domain validation process forced the registrar to revoke SSL certificates and reissue certs for more than 6,000 customers.
Certificate authority Let’s Encrypt is celebrating a major milestone in the young nonprofit’s existence issuing its 5 millionth certificate this month.
Certificate authority Let’s Encrypt blamed a bug for accidentally disclosing the email addresses of a couple thousand of its users this weekend.
Do you know there is a huge encryption backdoor still exists on the Internet that most people don’t know about?
I am talking about the traditional Digital Certificate Management System… the weakest link, which is completely based on trust, and it has already been broken several times.
To ensure the confidentiality and integrity of their personal data, billions of Internet users blindly
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 bringing free HTTPS to every blog and website that belongs to them in an effort to make the Web more secure.
WordPress – free, open source and the most popular a content management system (CMS) system on the Web – is being used by over a quarter of all websites across
Let’s Encrypt has achieved another big milestone by issuing 1 million free Transport Layer Security (TLS) SSL Certificates to webmasters who wish to secure the communications between their users and domains.
Let’s Encrypt – operated by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) – is an absolutely free, and open source certificate authority recognized by all major browsers, including
Another Big Milestone – Let’s Encrypt is now offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone.
Let’s Encrypt has opened to the public, allowing anyone to obtain Free SSL/TLS (Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates for their web servers and to set up HTTPS websites in a few simple steps (mentioned below).
Let’s Encrypt – an initiative run by the Internet Security Research
The Let’s Encrypt initiative reached yet another milestone this week when it entered public beta, a step that it claims will help make it easier for website owners to embrace HTTPS encryption.