• Google pushes harder for HTTPS with new security notifications for Chrome

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Google is continuing its effort to increase uptake of HTTPS, and will soon make it much more obvious if you're visiting an insecure site. Starting with Chrome 69 , sites using HTTPS will no longer receive a pat on the head in the form of a green padlock icon in the address bar. That's the very minimum that Google expects. Things will get even stricter with the release of Chrome 70. Instead of a subtle grey notification in the address bar, non-HTTPS sites will be flagged up with a bright red warning triangle - the same one it currently uses if there's a problem with a site's security...
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  • Google To Drop Chrome's ‘Secure' Label For HTTPS Pages

    Google To Drop Chrome's ‘Secure' Label For HTTPS Pages

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Since Google announced that it will be marking all HTTP pages across the internet as “not secure,” it scared off website owners with categorically unsafe pages considering its impact to traffic and site performance, and as a result, a large number of web pages have started to be migrated to HTTPS to please the search giant, whose Chrome browser is used by more than 50 percent of the internet population. In view of that fact, Google has officially declared that it will soon be taking down the “secure” label on all HTTPS pages, and more security changes in Chrome can be expected later this...
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