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Google Will Begin Indexing HTTPS/Encrypted Pages by Default

Posted on December 17th, 2015.

Google has announced today that it is adjusting its all-important indexing system to favor HTTPS pages over the HTTP versions of the same page. The tweak is more than certain to encourage web administrators and website runners to embrace HTTPS by default for their websites. Google figures among the companies that has long been a...

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Study: Reused HTTPS Certificates & SSH Keys Put Millions of Devices at Risk

Posted on November 27th, 2015.

A recent study by an independent security firm analyzing over 4000 embedded devices such as routers, modems, IP cameras, VoIP phones and IPs reveal an industry-wide practice of sharing the same HTTPS server certificates and Secure Shell Host (SSH) keys. According to a study conducted by researchers at security firm SEC Consult, vast...

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Ning Doesn’t Believe in HTTPS: Major Vulnerability for 50 Cent’s Social Network

Posted on April 20th, 2015.

Readers may be surprised to read that there are still websites that use the deprecated, insecure HTTP protocol to authenticate user access. As reported here, the dating website Match.com is one of them. But an even bigger userbase than that is Ning, the site that allows anyone to create a social network.

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Google Chrome Plans to Mark All HTTP Traffic as Non-Secure Starting in 2015

Posted on December 17th, 2014.

Standard HTTP communications provide absolutely no data security. Anyone can analyze packets sent over HTTP using easily-available tools like Wireshark to obtain passwords, credit card numbers, and other sensitive data in cleartext. The HTTPS protocol makes up for this lack of security by layering itself on top of the secure SSL/TLS...