I’m often asked about secure websites. For example, should you trust the connection with your computer and your bank’s website? The article is going to get a little technical, but hopefully will give you the tools to know which websites Continue reading Secure websites
Reader level: Techy/Sysadmin My friend KevinSMcArthur announced over a year ago at an Ideas MeetingÂ that he had found an interesting information security flaw which he described as fairly large and at the class level. I enquired further and pressed for Continue reading If you use SSL, cURL up and VERIFYPEERS
It’s not often we’ve given Google credit for privacy or security steps, but this week is one of them. Following the steps by Facebook and TwitterÂ we announced back in May, five months later,Â Google has just announced they are now offering Continue reading Google now offering secure search
You may have read my comodogate article back in March where I reported that the comodogate hacker, going by the name Ich Sun told me “â€¦there is a lot of vulnerable CAs, I got some other stuffâ€. Well, in the Continue reading Ich Sun is back, claiming the #MostSophisticatedHackOfAllTime
There is a wildcard *google.com SSL certificate in the wild, which means malicious people can sit between you and anything at Google (including gmail) and pretend they are Google, watching everything you do. DigiNotar is the root level certificate authority Continue reading Upgrade your browser before you check your gmail
I received a lot of feedback after my post yesterday about creating a permanent SSL (https://) connection to Facebook. It’s most important to use SSL anywhere you don’t want people to see what you’re doing/looking at. For example, anything with Continue reading Using a secure connection where possible
This tip is to create a permanent secure connection to Facebook. You can tell you’re using SSL if the URL starts with https:// instead of http://. When you’re logged into Facebook, go to Account – Account Settings – Account Continue reading Tech Tip: Secure connection to Facebook
This is my first Q&A post. If you have a question about anything Privacy, Security or Technology related, contact us on our website or ask as on twitter Today’s question comes from Jordan_Keats on Â twitter “Why is there so much Continue reading Why is there so much fear about …?