The porn sites have now defaulted to HTTPS encryption following the US Congress' vote to overturn the previous privacy rule that prohibited Internet Service Providers from selling users' information.
In Firefox 55, due to be released in August, websites will have to be using HTTPS to request geolocation data from a users' browser. Chrome implemented the feature in the first half of 2016.
In a statement, Apple has announced that it is extending the deadline for the enforcement of Air Transport Security (ATS) - that supports HTTPS server connectivity for data communication - in apps.
Let's Encrypt has passed yet another milestone in under five months since it launched. The project has now issued 10 million certificates in total, with about 5.3 million of them still unexpired.
Mozilla has launched a new Thunderclap campaign to spread awareness that the web was proposed 10,000 days ago. The company will recap the web's history on Twitter during the day of July 28th.
The Let's Encrypt project reports that it has now issued over 5 million certificates. The Let's Encrypt project wants site owners to be able to deploy HTTPS more easily, for a secure internet.
Let's Encrypt, the project aimed at securing connections to websites, has hit the three million mark with regards to the number of issued certificates. It left its beta phase less than a month ago.
WordPress.com, the paid side of WordPress, has started to utilize the Let's Encrypt project to enable HTTPS for all of the websites with custom domains that are hosted on the service.
After working 9 months to update their code and webpages in preparation, reddit has finally made the leap to become HTTPS-only, and will begin encrypting all traffic on June 29th.
Netflix wants to prevent eavesdropping on its members by deploying HTTPS across its service over the next year, but the change will not be cheap with the costs said to be 'significant'.
Google has confirmed that it has adjusted its search ranking algorithms to push sites that use HTTPS higher up in its search results - although, so far, the implementation of this has been limited.
Yahoo, keeping its promises, has announced this week that it is now finally encrypting all emails, joining Google's Gmail and Microsoft's Outlook.com which have provided such services for some time.
Since Skype's takeover by Microsoft, it seems the Redmond-based giant has been able to cast an approving eye over HTTPS links that are sent.
When navigating to the Bing web site through a secure connection, a security certificate error message greets you in most browsers. At present, certificate providers are mostly likely to blame.
Apple has plugged a gap in their App Store security, 6 months after a Google security researcher alerted them to the problem which could allow hackers access to sensitive information.
The “encryption-enabler” browser add-on made by the EFF collective gets a new update, adding up many web sites to its protection list and promising a safer World Wide Web for everyone.
The new release of the EFF-crafted Firefox security extension brings a very much welcomed additional feature, ie warning users when a website is affected by security holes.
Twitter today announced the introduction of improvements to its HTTPS access by allowing users to permanently access the site via HTTPS. In a post to their blog, the company detailed the changes that will allow...
Facebook announced on Wednesday that they will be improving security throughout the website, a response to the hacking of Mark Zuckerberg's account earlier today. According to the Facebook Blog, the improved security measures will increase protection...
Google has announced on the Official Gmail Blog that they have begun rolling out default https settings to all Gmail accounts. For users that don't want this setting, or if it causes some sort of...