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
- Trend Micro’s post about malvertising campaign using Let’s Encrypt cert – Trend Micro
- Article covering free CA certs used by malvertisers – Network World
— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
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