Tag: EV

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Gone forEVer!

Regular readers will know my view on EV certificates but in the last week there have been 2 very significant announcements from the 2 largest browser vendors in the world. There's a big change coming to a browser UI near you and as big as the change is, my bet…

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Sites that used to have EV

I recently announced a new project to publish my crawler data and whilst I was there I decided to see what else I can do with the data. Looking over historic crawls we can see when sites make the switch from EV down to DV/OV. crawler.ninja For more…

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Hacking Chrome to Look More Awesome!

I've been playing around with a few of the 'hidden' flags in the Chrome browser and I've come up with a selection of settings that I think really improve the current browsing experience. Here they are if you want to try them out! The Demo Sites For this blog I'm…

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When your CA turns against you

For those that read my blog often you may have seen me talk about EV certificates before. From a technical perspective there are many things that I don't agree with about EV certificates and from a non-technical perspective there are many things I don't like about the way they're advertised…

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Are EV certificates worth the paper they're written on?

We're seeing a huge push towards encryption on the web right now and as a part of that push the topic of certificates comes up with some frequency. EV certificates, or Extended Validation certificates, seem to be quite polarising with either a love them or hate them response. I'm going…

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Using Alexa to control my car

One of the really nice features of my car is the ability to control certain functions remotely from the smartphone or web app. This is especially handy if you want to defrost it on a cold day or cool it down on a hot day, amongst other things. For the…

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