How to use Let’s Encrypt to secure your websites

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Securing your business website with HTTPS isn't just a good idea, it's a necessity. Google Chrome now marks HTTP payment and login pages and search pages as insecure if they're not using HTTPS. Fortunately, Let's Encrypt makes it both free and easy to lock down your websites. After countless website security ...

Chrome 63 notifies you of Man-in-the-Middle issues

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Google plans to launch a new security feature in the upcoming Chrome 63 browser that notifies users about Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) issues. MITM is best known as a method to attack user systems by intercepting and manipulating traffic. Many security programs with firewall and browsing components do use similar functionality to inspect ...

How to Disable WPAD on Your PC So Your HTTPS Traffic Won’t Be Vulnerable to the Latest SSL Attack

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

You may not know what HTTP is exactly, but you definitely know that every single website you visit starts with it. Without the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, there'd be no easy way to view all the text, media, and data that you're able to see online. However, all communication between your ...

Tracking the FREAK Attack

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, researchers disclosed a new SSL/TLS vulnerability — the FREAK attack. The vulnerability allows attackers to intercept HTTPS connections between vulnerable clients and servers and force them to use ‘export-grade’ cryptogrpahy, which can then be decrypted. There are several posts that discuss the attack in detail: ...

Software Privdog worse than Superfish

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

tl;dr There is a software called Privdog. It totally breaks HTTPS security in a similar way as Superfish. In case you haven't heard it the past days an Adware called Superfish made headlines. It was preinstalled on Lenovo laptops and it is bad: It totally breaks the security of HTTPS connections. The ...

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