Magecart, in operation since 2015, is software used by a range of hacking groups to implant malicious computer code into websites and third-party suppliers of digital systems to steal credit card info as people enter it at a checkout page. It’s been used in combination with commodity Magento extension…
No doubt you’ve heard of Google’s updates regarding HTTPS, and their ongoing quest to create a more secure internet for us to inhabit. Back in 2014, an announcement was made by Google that the websites served through ‘HTTPS’ will secure better SEO rankings.
The number of website domains using a tls certificate from Let’s Encrypt has risen to 152 million. The organization behind Let’s Encrypt expects a further increase for this year, to 215 million websites.
Let’s Encrypt was suffering from technical problems on Friday. Let’s Encrypt found the problem in the the Online Certificate Status Protocol. Let’s Encrypt can not renew certificates or issue new certificates because of this issue.