With a short blog post, Yahoo's SVP of Communication Products Jeff Bonforte has announced that the company has started encrypting all connections between their users and Yahoo Mail.
In March 2013, a Japanese student by the name of Daiyuu Nobori set up VPN Gate, a free VPN service that he hoped would be used by Internet users who wish to avoid their country's online content restrictions but don't have the necessary funds to use a paid VPN service.
If your job has something to do with security, web development, or system administration, you can’t avoid having to deal with OpenSSL on at least some level.
Whether you are an individual or a company, you should approach online security in the same way that you would approach physical security for your home or business.
As the backbone of web security, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology is a must for securing sensitive data passing over the Internet -- whether that's e-commerce traffic, remote access to internal servers, or other secure communications.