Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting in July

Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure,” according to a blog post published today by Chrome security product manager Emily Schechter. Chrome currently displays a neutral information icon, but starting with version 68, the browser will warn users with an extra notification in the address bar. Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. Google has been nudging users away from unencrypted sites for years, but this is the most forceful nudge yet. Google search began down-ranking unencrypted sites in 2015,......

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Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam

Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam

The fake social media marketplace is now a billion-dollar industry, with many providers, mostly in third world countries, offering ways to artificially boost your numbers with armies of fake profiles and accounts built for purpose. The bot problem is particularly prevalent on Twitter – as highlighted in a recent report from The...

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