Hackers Leverage Let’s Encrypt – Daily Security Byte EP. 197

Let’s Encrypt is an organization that wants to help encrypt the web by offering CA validated SSL/TLS certificates for free. Unfortunately, attackers can also benefit from easy encryption. I support HTTPS everywhere, but you need to plan a way to secure your HTTPS traffic. Watch today’s episode to learn how malvertisers are exploiting easy encryption to hide, and how you can protect yourself.

(Episode Runtime: 3:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cWUGNbLXdc

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

About Corey Nachreiner

Corey Nachreiner has been with WatchGuard since 1999 and has since written more than a thousand concise security alerts and easily-understood educational articles for WatchGuard users. His security training videos have generated hundreds of letters of praise from thankful customers and accumulated more than 100,000 views on YouTube and Google Video. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Corey speaks internationally and is often quoted by other online sources, including C|NET, eWeek, and Slashdot. Corey enjoys "modding" any technical gizmo he can get his hands on, and considers himself a hacker in the old sense of the word.

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