Are you an IT administrator still caring for Windows XP computers that are running Internet Explorer?
Google's latest announcement brings another good reason to upgrade your systems or switch to an alternative browser.
Last year, a Googler named Dr. Elie Bursztein noticed that Apple's App Store protocols were using HTTP where HTTPS would have been much better.
Some time later, Apple has changed its ways.
Paul Ducklin explains why it matters...
Are you a "safe surfer"?
What about sites that were perfectly good yesterday, but today are serving phishing pages for the crooks?
Paul Ducklin takes you on a four-country phishing trip...
It has taken Yahoo a ridiculously long time, but it is finally rolling out an option that will help protect users' privacy when accessing their web-based email - HTTPS.
Thumbs up to Facebook, which has announced it is finally enabling HTTPS by default for its users.
We celebrate by giving away some T-shirts..
The FTC has settled with web analytics company Compete, Inc. over poor security. Compete has agreed not to do it again, and to audit itself every two years for 20 years.
What do you think? Is that a stiff enough penalty? Have your say in our comments section...
The latest release of Firefox has been called "unlucky version 13" because it creates web page thumbnails even of secure content, sparking privacy fears.
But is this really a bug? And if so, do any of the "fixes" circulating online actually work? Paul Ducklin finds out.
Researchers at the 28c3 conference presented a paper delving into the privacy implications of smart power meters. In addition to vulnerabilities in the way these meters communicate they were even able to identify specific movies and TV shows that were being watched based on the data being sent back to the provider.
A pair of researchers have unveiled a serious new attack on web browser security.
The ability to crack encrypted web traffic removes the safety net that protects you when you're doing sensitive online tasks like banking or using credit cards.
Today, Microsoft issued a Security Advisory warning that fraudulent digital certificates were issued by the Comodo Certificate Authority. This could allow malicious spoofing of high profile websites, including Google, Yahoo! and Windows Live.