Hackers Can Bypass HTTPS Protection on Windows, Linux, and Mac

Posted: October 9, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

If you browse to a major website on the internet, chances are you’ll see something next to the URL—a tiny lock icon, next to the prefix “HTTPS.” This indicates that you’re currently using a secure version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It means that the connection between your web browser and the application you are viewing is encrypted via TLS (Transport Layer Security). In effect, it is very difficult for a potential attacker to eavesdrop on what users are doing on a site that’s protected by the HTTPS protocol.   HTTPS Has Never Been Unbreakable Difficult as it may be,…

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Trying to Child-Proof the Internet? You’re Missing the Point

Posted: October 7, 2015 / Author: Dror Liwer

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month. In honor of this important initiative, our latest blog post focuses on why you need to make sure your  family – your kids and teenagers – are cyber smart… Being tech savvy is no longer relevant. Much like the floppy disk, it’s outdated and of little use to anyone of consequence. What matters now is digital literacy. Take a look at any U.S. school and you’re likely to find some program devoted to teaching the building blocks of coding. The workplace of the near future will be filled with smartphone-wielding workers who treat the Internet as their playground,…

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