Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are a major annoyance for Internet users these days. Not only are they using tricks to deceive users into installing unwanted software, they are also getting more clever in order to bypass detection from security researchers and automated analysis.
This blog post will showcase a Firefox Add-on that illustrates the SSL status of a web page in a more visually striking manner than the traditional method. A web server that uses an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate will show a little padlock in the URL field on the browser visiting web pages. This padlock is the visual cue that the […]