2014 Q4 NetSTAR inCompass State of the Web

NetSTAR is the global leader in OEM URL/Web Categorization, Filtering, and Security technology. With over 800,000,000 globally disbursed endpoints, it’s industry leading Backend Content Categorization Engine (BaCCE), and unique visibility to the internet, NetSTAR provides a quarterly report on trends that it is seeing. 

HTTPS and A Man In The Middle

How does an attack vector become the cure?
 
Regardless of the reason for the move toward encryption, more and more websites (both legitimate and illigemitate) are switching form http to https, and some well known domains, such as Pinetrist, have taken then additional extra step of paying bounty rewards in cash for reporting vulnerabilites found on any of their domain properties.
 

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