Google announced that it will be removing the “Secure” indicator from in address bar in September with the release of Google Chrome 69. This is a move that was desperately needed.
Then in October, sites visited with Chrome 70 that don’t have HTTPS Certificates will trigger a red “Not Secure” label when entering text.
HTTPS its secure version of HTTP, acting as a secure communication protocol for users and websites, making it harder for hackers to hack your data. With HTTPS your data is kept secure from third parties, so new website is adopting this technology, using Transport Layer Security the underlying tech behind HTTPS, to do this.
“HTTPS usage on the web has taken off as we have evolved the Chrome Security indicator. Later this year, will be taking some more steps. User should expect that the web is safe by default. Since will soon start marking all HTTP pages as “not secure”, we will step towards removing chrome positive security indicator so that the default unmarked state iscontinue reading →