Google is doing something good here.  If a website isn’t using SSL (i.e. https://), it is easily hackable.  It’s not something I do, but there is even freeware like the Beef Project that gives someone a UI to exploit non-secure http sites.

In the latest post from the Google Security Blog, Google let us all know that if a site is not secure with https that it is being put in a queue to tell Chrome users to beware. If your site is not secure, it will affect your business and/or readership.

Google has provided some help on how to secure your site at:

You also might want to check out on how to get a free SSL certificate.

SSL adoption has increased greatly over the past year, and the post states:

    • Over 68% of Chrome traffic on both Android and Windows is now protected
    • Over 78% of Chrome traffic on both Chrome OS and Mac is now protected
    • 81 of the top 100 sites on the web use HTTPS by default


Read the full article at:

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