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Twitter Login Verification Announced
In case you hadn’t seen the news, Twitter login verification was announced yesterday. While I certainly don’t want to praise Twitter for implementing second-factor authentication login long after they knew a problem existed, it does remain a solid step in the right direction.
CAs Support Standards and Regulations
There is an industry myth that certification authorities (CAs) are not regulated. In fact publicly-trusted SSL CAs support the development of industry regulations and have been audited annually to ensure compliance to the many requirements.
Could be Problems with New gTLDs
The PayPal information risk management team warns that the introduction of new generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, could impact security
Inside a Twitter Attack: How Hijacked Twitter Accounts are Falling Victim to Digital Theft, Influencing Global Markets
Recently, we have seen a rash of high-profile takeover attacks on Twitter accounts. These Twitter attacks are targeting Western news organizations, but some organizations outside of the news realm (e.g., Burger King) have also come under attack.
Firefox to Block Mixed Content
Website owners who have mixed-content pages will surely be impacted and should make changes. Along with Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Opera already block mixed content. This means the users of the site will get trust warnings or the browser’s security indication (i.e., lock icon) may not be present.