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Why Take Control Was Briefly Labeled “Not Secure”

For a few days recently, Google Chrome users were warned “Your connection is not private” when loading the Take Control Web site. Luckily, that statement was far more extreme than the reality, since Google was instead punishing a top-level certificate authority for bad behavior. Nonetheless, we had to switch to a new certificate authority quickly. Adam Engst tells the story.

 
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Safari 10.1

Security Update 2017-001 (Yosemite, El Capitan)

ClamXav 2.12.1

ChronoSync 4.7.5

1Password 6.6.2

ChronoSync 4.7.4

SpamSieve 2.9.28

 

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What to Know About Smart TVs and Your Privacy

1Password 6.6.1

Aunt Agatha Ponders Her Digital Legacy

ChronoSync 4.7.3

Security Update 2016-007 (Yosemite) and 2016-003 Supplemental (El Capitan)

International Verify Your Backups Day

ChronoSync 4.7.2

Investigating ChronoSync 4.7 for Cloud Backup

SpamSieve 2.9.27

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