Websites that don't use HTTPS will be ranked lower in Google Search results, the web giant has announced on Wednesday.
It is, by now, widely known that European users can ask Google to "forget" sites with content these users find damaging to their reputation, but the European Court of Justice's ruling will not be easy to implement, given the global nature of the Internet.
Google has announced the launch of Project Zero, a dedicated internal team that will concentrate on finding zero-day vulnerabilities in Google's and third-party software so that they can be patched before malicious actors have a chance of misusing them.
A Google engineer and a member of the Google Chrome security team has shared on Twitter a new look that is being tested for the phishing and malware warnings seen by Chrome users: The new alerts have been incorporated in the Canary and Developer channels, and if all goes well they will end up in Beta and, ultimately, in the Stable version.
As the world becomes more dependent, and some might say blindly so, on digital certificates itís only natural that attackers will seek to circumvent this trust.