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Android P Will Default to HTTPS Connections for All Apps

The next version of Android will default to blocking HTTP traffic in apps by default. In a blog post, Dave Burke, Android’s VP of Engineering said this is the latest step in a “larger effort to move all network traffic away from cleartext...

Safari Warns about Unsecure Logins

The latest version of Apple’s browser, Safari 11.1, was released yesterday for iOS and macOS. The new update brings a warning for websites that offer login forms over unencrypted HTTP, which has become standard UI for most major web...

Deprecating TLS 1.0 & 1.1

There are currently three versions of the TLS protocol in use today: TLS 1.0, 1.1, and 1.2. TLS 1.0 was released in 1999, making it a nearly two-decade-old protocol. It has been known to be vulnerable to attacks—such as BEAST and POODLE—for...

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