Tag: encryption

  • Chrome Changes: Encryption Notification

    Google Chrome Browser Logo: Blue gradient circle with a thick white outline and a larger circle behind it with red, yellow, and green trisection coloring from top to bottom left.

    Google Chrome versionĀ 56 (based on the open-source Chromium web browser) is scheduled to be released at the end of the month. One of the major user-level changes is how sites without encryption will appear. Until now there has just been a lowercase letter “i” with a circle around it — this was typically an indicator […]

  • 2016: Banner Year for Encryption

    Bar graph from Let's Encrypt showing the massive 21 million additional certificates issued between the end of 2015 and the end of 2016.

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) reported that the number of websites utilizing encryption (HTTPS) to secure the traffic between the browser and the web server. For the first time since the inception of the Internet, the majority (more than half) of internet traffic was encrypted! It did not matter the size: large and small websites […]