Chrome to gradually block insecure downloads on HTTPS page

Chrome 80 this week began efforts to make sure secure pages serve HTTPS audio and video. Google now wants to protect users from insecure files by gradually blocking mixed content downloads.

Non-HTTPS downloads started on secure pages are a “risk to users’ security and privacy,” with Google citing how “insecurely-downloaded programs can be swapped out for malware by attackers, and eavesdroppers can read users’ insecurely-downloaded bank statements.”

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