Non-HTTPS Sites Labeled “Not Secure” by Chrome

Non-HTTPS Sites to be Labeled “Not Secure” by Chrome Here's the important part:  this only matters if it's a site where you'd enter any sort of a login or credit card information.  If "Joe's Blog" is not secure, there's no problem there because you're just there to read his pithy observations. Now, if you go…
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Chrome is really looking out for you now.

Fake download links on download pages are an easy way to accidentally install garbage software on your system.  I'm seeing more of this stuff than I am actually viruses and, unfortunately, because of shady tactics, it's usually "self-inflicted" in that the user installs it themselves. Chrome is taking steps to start blocking those with their…
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Chrome will be beefing up its security soon to stop unwanted software

Google is expanding the use of its Safe Browsing mechanism to warn users about a broader variety of unwanted software, in addition to the warnings they see regarding phishing pages, malware, and other threats. Safe Browsing is the service that Google uses to help protect Chrome users from malicious software and sites. The service defends…
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Fake Flash updaters bring nothing good

People know that Flash is used by websites like Youtube and some game sites.  It's not "mandatory" but not having it can limit what sites you have fun with.  It's also a very good idea to keep your Flash up to date as new security exploits are found.   But if you EVER see a…
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