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February 01, 2019
Google is planning to add warnings on lookalike URLs in an ongoing effort to ensure internet users experience useful and clear warnings while using the Chrome browser.
December 21, 2018
News roundup: Microsoft issues an emergency patch for an Internet Explorer bug exploited in the wild. Plus, authorities indict three individuals for 'stresser' services, and more.
October 12, 2018
Mozilla delays plans to distrust Symantec TLS certificates in Firefox because despite more than one year's notice, approximately 13,000 websites still use the insecure certificates.
September 26, 2018
Google will modify the next version of Chrome in an attempt to appease critics of the browser's cookie retention functionality and automatic Chrome login feature.
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A public key infrastructure (PKI) supports the distribution and identification of public encryption keys, enabling users and computers to both securely exchange data over networks such as the Internet and verify the identity of the other party. Continue Reading
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a networking protocol designed for securing connections between web clients and web servers over an insecure network, such as the internet. Continue Reading
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Cricket Liu, chief DNS architect at Infoblox, explains how DNS over HTTPS and DNS over TLS improve security, as well as challenges the new protocols may soon raise for enterprises. Continue Reading
Users work with web browsers constantly. As a result, it's important for IT to know how to manage the top options, including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Continue Reading
Compared to TLS 1.2, TLS 1.3 saw improvements in security, performance and privacy. Learn how TLS 1.3 eliminated vulnerabilities using cryptographic algorithms. Continue Reading
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There are pros -- saved login credentials -- and cons -- privacy concerns -- to cookies. Either way, IT should understand how to manage cookies across web browsers. Continue Reading
Web cache poisoning poses a serious threat to web browser security. Learn how hackers can exploit unkeyed inputs for malicious use with expert Michael Cobb. Continue Reading
Google instituted an aggressive ban on all cryptomining extensions for Chrome after cryptojacking attacks started to become more common. Learn how the ban works with Michael Cobb. Continue Reading
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Mozilla's Firefox 63 automatically blocks tracking cookies and other site data from cross-site tracking. Learn what this is and what the benefits of blocking it are with Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
Conveying the importance of web security to management can be difficult for many security professionals. Kevin Beaver explains how to best communicate with the enterprise. Continue Reading
A Firefox bug went undetected for nine years. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it enabled attackers to access the browser's master password and what's being done to mitigate it. Continue Reading