Just because a website has a “padlock” doesn’t mean it’s legit

“Look for the padlock icon in your browser bar when logging in. This tells you that the site you’re entering your details into is secure.“ – nectar.com That’s the advice I recently received in a generic mass “Keeping you safe” email from Nectar, a loyalty points scheme here in the UK, which was sent to […]

Your favorite websites may soon become inaccessible in Google Chrome

You’re probably very familiar with the little padlock icons and green address bars that appear in your favorite web browser’s address bar whenever you visit a secure website: These indicate that the connection between your web browser and the web server is secure, and around 60% of all websites now serve content exclusively over https. […]