Google Starts Blacklisting Sites Using Login Over HTTP

Google has been pushing sites to start using HTTPS for a while now, hoping that it would help force the world to become more secure. Now, Google is marking newly registered sites that ask people to input login details and passwords over HTTP as unsafe. 

According to security firm Sucuri, Google has been marking these websites as containing “Deceptive Content” when it detects code that’s meant to trick users into revealing sensitive information. Most recently, however, the company has also started blacklisting the sites and adding the Deceptive Content flag to them even if they were clean and loaded no external resource. 

The reason behind this move is that the websites only used the HTTP protocol, even if they contained any kind of login pages or password fields. All that Google waits in order to remove these flags is to receive a SSL/TLS certificate. 

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