Tag: HTTPS

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Use a VPN to Stay Anonymous Online

Let’s begin by imagining a normal day at work. It’s likely that you are using the internet to share important data across your team and with your clients. In the middle of your workflow you get a push notification prompting you to update your computer’s software. You’re busy so you elect to do it later, […]

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A Climb in Cybercrime? How to Safeguard Against Online Fraudsters

In the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) warning of a global automated teller machine (ATM) cybercrime spree, tech users across the globe may be wondering if cybercrime rates are set to further rise. As technology advances, so, too, do the criminals—those who once robbed banks are now using complex software to steal […]

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Google Chrome Now Labels HTTP Pages as Not Secure

This week, the most widely used browser in the world got a sorely needed upgrade. As of July 24, 2018, users who have updated to version 68 of Chrome will now see sites using the unencrypted hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) marked as not secure by default. This is an important step, and one that most […]

That Secure Domain May Not Be So Secure

A Unicode-based attack known as a homograph attack can falsify a domain name—all the way down to secure HTTPS. Since it can so convincingly mimic a legitimate domain, it isn’t just the average user at risk but also seasoned IT pros.

Has Your Website Switched to HTTPS?

By Andy Wolber Many websites are making the switch from HTTP to HTTPS connections in an effort to make connections more secure. The Google Chrome browser will soon start to flag more and more pages as insecure, so it’s time for your company to look into this switch if it hasn’t already.