Yet another security breach has happened, and this time, the victim’s Yahoo. Yahoo’s reported that a security breach has led to a whopping 500 million users’ information stolen. Once again, it’s time to change passwords.
Google’s pushing for HTTPS usage on websites much harder. Soon, Google’s Chrome browser will start indicating HTTP-only pages as being “broken” or insecure, starting with the January 2017 release of its browser.
Dropbox and Last.fm both gave very long overdue updates on password security breaches that were first reported on back in 2012. As usual for such incidents, it’s strongly advised users change their passwords.
If you’ve been reading my site over the past few days, you’ll notice one new change. I’ve moved the site from HTTP to HTTPS, thus giving the site a nice green lock icon next to the URL in your browser.