Andrew E., Technical Lead
- Sep 15, 2016
Yelp is now entirely on HTTPS! While several pages have been secured for quite some time (we began securing pages with sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, and even the reviews you submit, in 2008), we’ve finally made the transition to using TLS across the entirety of our website. To some, this will sound like quite the accomplishment while others may wonder why it took until mid-2016 to complete this migration. Why Now? Brief History of HTTPS Netscape created SSL in 1994 and by 2000, TLS became the default encryption protocol and the modern HTTPS spec was created. But...