Monthly Archives: November 2016

All new Tumblr blogs are created by default with SSL

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Even in 2014, Tumblr wrote that they will add the SSL, the standard protocol for establishing secure connections in Web. Two and a half years later, SSL has finally become the default protocol on Tumblr. But for all the new

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How exactly will be called the next version of the TLS?

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Will there be a version called TLS 1.3, TLS 4 or something else? Work on the next version already being conducted and is expected the final result will be ready in early 2017. It remains only to make small changes

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Certificates Transparency: what you should know about it

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Recently, we saw a lot of news about the certificates transparency. For example, the Google will make it mandatory in October 2017, and Mozilla has announced that they will support it. What is the general certificates transparency? Let’s start with

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SSL-certificate with SHA1 will be deprecated in 2017

Last days of SHA1 SSL-certificates is coming. Certificates of this type based on a cryptographic hash, which is calculated using the SHA-1 algorithm. Recent studies have shown that the SHA1 algorithm is not as strong as previously thought. Although no

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Comodo launched a new platform for certificate management

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Digital certificates are an essential part of online security. The number of “internet of things” devices continues to grow, so digital certificates will become more important. Certificate management will become more complex. Cybersecurity products from the company Comodo, the world’s

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What you need to know about the upcoming Google updates security

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On the threshold stands a new security update at Google, but it does nothing new for us. Google is actively worked on the protection of the network and users in recent years. Even in 2015, Google moved their promise to

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Opinions about deprivation of trust to the two major CA – WoSign and StartCom

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Effect of withdrawal of confidence in the two CA – WoSign and StartCom – are unusual. RiskIQ, security vendor, has estimated that about 760,000 sites using SSL / TLS certificates issued by StartCom or WoSign. “I am sure that the

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Google refused to trust certificates WoSign and StartCom

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Following a similar decision taken by Mozilla and Apple, Google decided to abandon the new digital certificates issued by the two certification authorities – WoSign and StartCom. The reason is that these CAs are breaking the rules and industry best

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.