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Many users around the world had trouble accessing some HTTPS websites due to an error at GlobalSign, one of the world's largest certificate authorities.
Almost 6,000 online shops have been compromised by hackers who added specially crafted code that intercepts and steals payment card details.
The top management of StartCom and WoSign will be replaced and the two certificate authorities will undergo audits after browser vendors discovered that they mis-issued a number of digital certificates, violating industry rules.
Websites have shifted from Flash to HTML5 for video, because many browsers now allow native disabling of Flash. Here's what you now need to know to stop videos from playing as soon as the page loads.
When Yahoo said on Thursday that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been hacked, it wasn't just admitting to a huge failing in data security -- it was admitting to the biggest hack the world has ever seen.
Website security and performance vendor CloudFlare has made the newest version of the TLS secure communications protocol available to all of its customers.
Engaging customers is an ongoing challenge for companies large and small, but Salesforce has been working to make it easier. On Thursday, the CRM giant took its efforts a big step further.
To push more websites to implement encryption and to better protect users, Google will start flagging plain HTTP connections as insecure in its popular Chrome browser.
To the old legal presumption of innocence until proven guilty, the European Union's highest court has added another: innocence until proven profitable.
Google is now providing more information to website owners whose online properties are temporarily blocked as unsafe by its Safe Browsing technology in order to help them fix the identified problems faster.
Services like Google Analytics are great for amassing key data to help you make the most of your web efforts, but zeroing in on the parts that matter most can be a time-consuming challenge. On Friday, Google added a new feature to its analytics service that taps AI to surface insights automatically.
A destructive ransomware program deletes files from web servers and asks administrators for money to return them, though it's not clear if attackers can actually deliver on this promise.
Mozilla has built an online scanner that can check if websites have the best security settings in place.
In any given year, more than 80 percent of consumers try to reach a brand, and for most of them, it's an exercise in frustration, according to new data from The Northridge Group.
Ubuntu support forums users should be on the lookout for dodgy emails after the website's database of 2 million email addresses has been stolen.
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