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Chrome update forces all sites using .dev to be htst ssl enabled

Discussion in 'Internet Security' started by Christopher, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Christopher

    Christopher Membership: Community

    Jun 13, 2014
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    If you weren't aware Google owns the extension .DEV, which means our much loved extension to use as our local testing environment now is a real address in Google's eyes, and with Chromes latest update forces any .dev site to use HSTS with no option to disable it, bringing it in line with Googles policies about creating a safer web, forcing developers world wide to build for it out of the box. Unless your running your local environments with certs, they will all start breaking. Medium were so annoyed about it they wrote a mega post about it https://medium.engineering/use-a-dev-domain-not-anymore-95219778e6fd