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Before settling into the spooky spirit of Halloween, get yourself acquainted with the latest happenings in the tech industry. Top of the agenda is the changes to HTTP domain control validation. If you have an SSL you've yet to validate, this may affect you. Meanwhile, we discuss the recent Let's Encrypt root expiry debacle, as well as one of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded. Happy reading!

Changes to HTTP DCV

Due to new SSL industry guidelines, HTTP domain control validation will be a little different moving forward. For people with already issued SSLs, this won't impact you right now. For everyone else, check out our blog post for more information.

Let's Encrypt root expiry

We took a closer look at the Let's Encrypt root expiry issue earlier in the month, particularly focusing on why it only affected some people's devices and software and not others.

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Microsoft mitigated one of the largest ever DDoS attacks

This DDoS attack was quite a doozy. According to the tech giant, the attack occurred in August 2021. Find out what happened and what they did to prevent catastrophe.

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