Google patches Chrome zero‑day under attack

In addition to patching the actively exploited bug, the update also brings fixes for another four security loopholes. Google has rolled out an update to its Chrome web browser that fixes five security flaws, including a vulnerability that is known to be actively exploited by attackers. “Google is aware of reports that an exploit for … More Google patches Chrome zero‑day under attack

Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows

A domain name once left behind can catch up with you – by giving fraudsters access to a treasure trove of sensitive information. Cybercriminals can use an abandoned domain name to obtain all manner of private information belonging to the company that formerly owned the domain, as well as to its clients and employees, a researcher … More Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows

Majority of the world’s top million websites use HTTPS

The adoption of the protocol’s secure variant has continued its growth spurt in recent months, crossing the 50-percent milestone for the first time ever. More than one-half (51.8 percent) of the one million most visited websites worldwide now actively redirect to HTTPS, the secure version of the HTTP protocol over which data between a device … More Majority of the world’s top million websites use HTTPS