Google is sending a stern warning to all website owners, be they blogs, businesses, government agencies, social networking, etc. The behemoth search engine, which sets the standards for the internet is making last calls to all website owners to secure their sites before the beginning of July 2018 when they roll out Chrome 68.
Google wants to makes all sites on the internet HTTPS secure, and it will do that by arm-twisting site owners into making the necessary changes to be secure. With the rollout of Chrome 68, Google is going to use its popular browser to let users know when they are visiting unsecured websites.
This move began last year when the Chrome browser started marking all HTTP web pages with forms as insecure; that includes HTTP websites accessed through incognito Window. In one year’s time, that change in Chrome has pushed up traffic to HTTPS sites by 68% in Android and Windows, and 78% in macOS and Chrome OS. Stats show that 81% of the top 100 websites use HTTPS security by default.
With the release of Chrome 68 slated for early July 2018, it means …read more