Google the puppetmaster?

HTTPS, SEO and Traffic

Sometimes Google does things that both help and hinder the web. Yesterday on Webcology Jim Hedger and I discussed Google’s proposing to add a function tot eh Chrome...

4 Tips for Protecting Your Internet Inforamtion

Yesterday we reported on the Russian Crime ring that is alleged to have personal data of over 1.2 billion unique internet users. So we thought we’d provide you with a few...

Is the heart of your website beating or bleeding?

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious SSL/TLS encryption vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. So what is it?Seems like we’ve heard this...

Much ado about Nothing – HTTPS and Ion Cannons

Technology news was a real mixed bag this morning. Google’s official move to HTTPS forced searches was front page for the last few days, but is it news? I can’t...

Comodo SSL Cracker-gate

On March 15th 2011, a Comodo affiliate RA was compromised resulting in the fraudulent issue of 9 SSL certificates to sites in 7 domains:mail.google.com www.google.com login.live.com addons.mozilla.org login.skype.com login.yahoo.comIn...

RA Issues Phony SSL Certificates

As a follow up to this post regarding SSL Certificates, it seems that Comodo, a major issuer of SSL certificates, stated that an attacker was able to obtain the user name...

One Does Not Simply HTTPS into Mordor!

Every time you go to a web site that requires you to log in, you are displaying your username and password for the world to see. HTTPS was introduced very early on in the...