Mozilla's security team previewed today a new set of indicators that will be added to Firefox 51, set for launch on Monday, January 23, and subsequent Firefox versions.
Tavis Ormandy, one of Google Project Zero's most proficient security researchers, has identified two issues in the way Kaspersky security products inspect HTTPS traffic for web threats.
After announcing earlier this year plans to force all iOS app developers to deploy HTTPS starting with 2017, Apple postponed its deadline indefinetly, to give app makers more time to migrate their app and backend infrastructures.
WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg announced today that upcoming versions of the WordPress CMS would include features that would require hosts to support HTTPS.
Mozilla engineers are preparing a very intrusive, but quite useful method of warning users that they're about to enter sensitive passwords and login via an insecure HTTP connection.
The number of HTTPS errors is about to go up as Google announced plans to remove support for SSL/TLS certificates signed with the SHA-1 cryptographic hash algorithm. Google plans to take this step with Chrome 56, scheduled for release at the end of January 2017.