Securely Navigating the Web for your IRS Stimulus Package

The United States Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27. The CARES Act will provide one-time payments of up to $1,200 per adult and $500 per child under age 17. It’s highly likely that cybercriminals will try to capitalize on this opportunity, so consumers need to protect […]

Safari 11 Introduces Improved UI for Certificate Warnings

Earlier this year at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple announced Safari 11 and gave audiences a preview of the new features for the browser, including a redesigned error pages for SSL certificate warnings. Safari 11 was officially released last week for macOS and ships with the latest version, High Sierra. The new certificate warning […]

This Month in SSL: August 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption New research released at Black Hat USA 2016 revealed major vulnerabilities in HTTP/2 protocol. Data Breaches A data breach caused by an employee at Sage U.K. software emphasized the hidden danger of insider […]

This Month in SSL: July 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) Data Security Mozilla Firefox announced that they plan to deprecate Flash from its browser in the next few months, which is sooner than what they previously planned. Some Pokemon Go related apps can steal contact […]

This Month in SSL: June 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) Data Security Microsoft takes a stand against weak passwords by banning common passwords and using smart password lockout in Microsoft Account System and private preview Azure AD. Data Breaches A hacker who goes by the […]

This Month in SSL: May 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Microsoft announced they will deprecate SHA-1 within the next four months. OpenSSL released versions 1.0.2h and 1.0.1t, which fixed one high-severity flaw and four low-severity flaws. Google takes another step towards pushing […]

This Month in SSL: April 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Google recently released a list of Certificate Authorities that are not trusted by browsers. Data Breaches A cybercriminal attempted to sell sensitive information for 1.5 million Verizon customers on the black market […]