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Why Take Control Was Labeled “Not Secure” Briefly

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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1Password 6.1

SpamSieve 2.9.24

Retrospect 13

Apple Keeps Making Its Case for Protecting iPhone Users

More Thoughts on Apple’s Stance on Backdoors

 

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Thoughts on Tim Cook’s Open Letter Criticizing Backdoors

Sparkle Vulnerability Real, but Exploits Highly Unlikely

1Password 6.0.2

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.7

Little Snitch 3.6.3

Why Apple Defends Encryption

ClamXav 2.8.9

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