Security

The story behind that little padlock in your browser

Whenever you see a little padlock in the address bar of your internet browser, as well as when you use apps, email and messaging, you're relying on something called 'transport layer security' or TLS. It's a protocol that ...

Computer Sciences

Using deep neural networks to hunt malicious TLS certificates

A team of researchers at Cyxtera Technologies has recently proposed a neural network-based method for identifying malicious use of web certificates. Their approach, outlined in a paper published in ACM Digital Library, uses ...

Security

Internet to TLS 1.3: Where have you been all my life

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), which is the premier Internet standards body, has given its nod of approval for something that will make the Web more secure. It is called Transport Layer Security version 1.3.