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The government websites that still aren't 'secure'
HTTP connections still in use.
Sep 24 2019 6:55AM
US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire
Scuppered by government shutdown.
Jan 17 2019 7:16AM
Aussie corporate and government websites with poor HTTPS redirects outed
Coincides with release of Chrome 68.
Jul 25 2018 2:08AM
Chrome to remove 'secure' and padlock icon for HTTPS
Treating the web as safe by default.
May 18 2018 8:05AM
Chrome update prompts DTA to rethink security certs
Apr 10 2018 4:11PM
Chrome will mark all HTTP sites 'not secure' from July
Ramps up name and shame campaign.
Feb 9 2018 10:18AM
Google to punish Symantec for issuing bogus certs
Will distrust all Symantec certificates gradually, forcing reissue.
Mar 24 2017 12:20PM
Security products endanger customers through poor TLS interception
Introduce Logjam, POODLE, CRIME and other vulnerabilities.
Feb 8 2017 12:15PM
Google sets up own root certificate authority
Continues push towards secure HTTPS-based web.
Jan 29 2017 9:05PM
Chrome to start shaming HTTP sites
Will mark as insecure from January.
Sep 9 2016 8:22AM
HEIST attack breaches HTTPS in the browser
Can tap into HTTPS comms without MITM position.
Aug 5 2016 5:16AM
Long way to go before the web is HTTPS protected
Moving can be a struggle for site operators.
Mar 16 2016 9:21AM
Slew of snafus threaten integrity of SSL/TLS
[Blog post] Digital certificate system too fragile.
Nov 17 2015 2:13PM
Cookies can bypass HTTPS in web browsers
Fundamental flaw in state management feature could bust open secured web browsing.
Sep 25 2015 9:37AM
OpenSSL patches Logjam vulnerability
Users advised to upgrade.
Jun 12 2015 6:21AM
White House mandates HTTPS-only govt websites
While struggling to implement SSL/TLS properly.
Jun 10 2015 10:03AM
LogJam leaves browsers vulnerable to MiTM attack
Tens of thousands of web services affected.
May 21 2015 5:53AM
Firefox disables 'opportunistic encryption' to fix HTTPS bypass bug
Attackers could use fake certificate to get around protections.
Apr 8 2015 9:13AM
EFF to launch free digital cert authority
Wants to replace HTTP with HTTPS.
Nov 20 2014 5:08AM
Google to reward secure websites with better search ranking
Move away from HTTP to HTTPS.
Aug 8 2014 7:40AM
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