Tag: EV

Total 12 Posts

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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