Hacking, Security

Attackers enlist cloud providers in large HTTPS DDoS hit

April 29, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

A massive HTTPS distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against an undisclosed organisation has highlighted a new trend among attackers of exploiting large-scale cloud computing services to build their botnets, rather than compromising consumer endpoints and devices. The attack against […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Google to Remove HTTPS Secure Indicator in September

May 22, 2018

Via: WebPro

The Secure URL label HTTPS will no longer be seen on Google Chrome by September of this year. Google believes that secure websites should be the norm and as such, do not need any more labels. The news was confirmed […]


How To Secure Your Web App With HTTP Headers

April 4, 2017

Via: Smashing Magazine

Web applications, be they thin websites or thick single-page apps, are notorious targets for cyber-attacks. In 2016, approximately 40% of data breaches originated from attacks on web apps — the leading attack pattern. Indeed, these days, understanding cyber-security is not […]


HTTPS snooping flaw affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

April 23, 2015

Via: itCurated

Apps used by millions of iPhone and iPad owners became vulnerable to snooping when a flaw was introduced into third-party code they used to establish HTTPS connections. The flaw was located in an open-source library called AFNetworking that’s used by […]