TLS

Internet Insecurity

Your Tinder Swiping Sessions Are More Secure Than Ever

Tinder is now encrypting images and has made it harder to figure out who you’re matching with, and who you’re swiping left and right on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.29.18
encrypt all the things

Pornhub’s Switch to HTTPS Gave Google Analytics a Boner

There’s nothing like porn to get people excited about geeky stuff.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.26.17
Apple

We’re Winning The Crypto Wars

While the FBI and some governments are still fighting the Crypto Wars in courts and with laws, the spread of encryption appears unstoppable.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.8.16
News

Google Chrome Will Start Shaming Unencrypted Websites in January

Google continues its war against unencrypted websites.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.8.16
security

Is Computer Security Becoming a Hardware Problem?

The co-author of the TLS standard has some concerns about the complexity of our machines.
Michael Byrne
7.24.16
News

Here Are The Internet’s Top Websites That Still Don’t Use Encryption

Google launches a new effort to push all websites to embrace web encryption.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.15.16
News

Google Will Soon Shame All Websites That Are Unencrypted

Google wants to kill the unencrypted internet, and will soon flag two thirds of the web as "unsafe."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.27.16
banks

At Least Half of UK Banks Have 'Insecure' Logins, Research Says

Plenty of UK banks, building societies, and foreign banks operating in the UK still haven't corrected for known vulnerabilities.
Joseph Cox
1.8.16
News

It's Nearly 2016. Why Aren't Banking Apps More Secure?

A survey of 40 iOS banking apps shows developers still have a lot of work to do.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.18.15
ads

The Downside of Encrypting Everything: Virus-Filled Ads Are Harder to Track

As more advertisers move to more secure delivery methods, criminals are taking advantage of it to hide their tracks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.16.15
News

Reddit Switches to Encryption By Default

The internet giant will switch to HTTPS by default by the end of the month.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.17.15
News

There Is Now a Deadline for All US Government Websites to Turn on Encryption

All government sites will have to turn on HTTPS by the end of 2016.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.8.15
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