Posts from 2012

Preloading HSTS

David Keeler

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HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security [1][2]) is a mechanism by which a server can indicate that the browser must use a secure connection when communicating with it. It can be an effective tool for protecting the privacy and security of … Continue reading

“Subscription Trap” Websites

mcoates

“Subscription trap” websites prey on users who are trying to download legitimate free software. These sites trick users into paying for expensive subscriptions for otherwise free software. Some even go as far as threatening users with collection efforts to compel … Continue reading