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Phishing Websites Increase Adoption of HTTPS

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Phishing Websites Increase Adoption of HTTPS

As the adoption of cryptographic protocols for secure website communication increased, cybercrooks also moved to HTTPS to keep their operation floating.

Over half of the phishing websites detected in the first quarter of the year used digital certificates to encrypt the connections from the visitor. This is a trend that kept growing since mid-2016.

HTTPS is designed to protect user privacy by encrypting the traffic between a website and the browser. This prevents third parties from...
Phishing Websites Increase Adoption of HTTPS