Have You Been Pwned?

Have I Been Pwned?

At some point, there is a good chance your information will be taken from a website. The more websites you sign up to the chances increase further. The best defence is to ensure unique passwords are used for every website, one of the reasons we gave last year for using a password manager like LastPass. … Read more

Chrome HTTP ‘Not Secure’ Label Going Red

Login form in Chrome browser with 'Not Secure' label changing from grey to red as text is typed

Chrome 70 released in October 2018 display a red ‘Not secure’ label when entering text on a website that doesn’t have HTTPS certificates. This is only 1 month after Chrome 69 dropped the green ‘Secure’ label from websites, displaying only a grey padlock for websites with an HTTPS certificate. Google is making these updates to … Read more

HTTP Websites are ‘Not secure’ With Google Chrome 69

Chrome browser with new tabs and address bar introduced version 69 released in September

The September release of Chrome 69 is the first major facelift since its release in 2008. The style changes are immediately noticeable when Chrome is loaded up the first time after the update has been installed. The tabs have a softer, lighter design with rounded tabs, replacing the dated angular grey tabs Chrome has used … Read more

HTTPS Is Important For All Websites

It has been a month since writing HTTP is Not Secure, about the October release of Chrome version 62, and its introduction of viewing HTTP based websites as “Not secure”. So I thought I’d have a look at the usage of the new version of Chrome. In October 2017, Chrome 62 barely registered at only … Read more