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Digital Marketing
Kiwis being taken for a ride with certification due to SEO fears
November 2018
A digital marketing agency has noticed that many New Zealand SMEs are paying far too much for SSL certification.
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Google
Chrome is marking all HTTP sites as 'not secure': What you need to know
August 2018
The latest version of Google Chrome may bring penalties for businesses that don’t have current SSL certificates.
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Encryption
Google gears up to mark all HTTP pages as 'not secure'
May 2018
From September 2018 Google will no longer display HTTPS pages as secure in its Chrome browser.
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Symantec
Blunder by Trustico revokes 23,000 website certificates
March 2018
23,000 customers of Trustico recently received an email informing them their website security certificates will be rendered useless within 24 hours.
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Cybersecurity
INTERVIEW: What Google’s decision to distrust Symantec certificates means
February 2018
Last year Chrome announced a formal plan to remove trust from Symantec-issued certificates - Venafi's Walter Goulet discusses the implications.
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Encryption
Criminals exploit SSL encryption & free certificates in malware attacks
February 2018
Firms may not inspect SSL traffic because they assume it comes from trusted sources. That has now changed and SSL is now a ‘significant’ blind spot'.
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Cybersecurity
Malicious Reddit clone fooling users into giving away logins
February 2018
A simple typo is taking users to a seemingly secure Reddit clone that is actually stealing their login details - we have commentary from two experts.