Understanding the Google Chrome 46 Connection Tab

On October 13, 2015,  Google released Chrome 46. Chrome 46 introduces an icon change in the URL address bar for sites with minor HTTPS connection errors. Minor errors include a lack of Certificate Transparency (CT) information and/or use of SHA-1 certificates, obsolete cipher suites, and certain types of mixed content. In an effort to encourage […]

Researchers Urge Administrators to Replace SHA-1 Certificates with SHA-2

Research findings do not directly undermine the security of the Internet at large. Given the lessons learned with the MD5 full break, it is not advisable to wait until these become practically possible.