HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here’s what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit.

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When you shouldn’t trust a trusted root certificate

A trusted root certificate is the cornerstone of authentication and security in software and on the Internet. But even this can be abused by criminals. Learn when you shouldn’t trust these trusted sources.

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Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware.

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Learning PowerShell: basic programs

In this last part of the short series about the basics of PowerShell we assemble a small script from scratch and explain how it works.

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Learning PowerShell: some basic commands

We are going to construct some basic PowerShell commands and explain how they work just to show you how useful PowerShell can be. For good and for bad.

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Vonteera Adware Uses Certificates to Disable Anti-Malware

Vonteera crossed a line when it decided to actively disable anti-malware and anti-virus software. They used certificates to pull that off.

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