Google Chrome to block file downloads – from .exe to .txt – over HTTP by default this year. And we’re OK with this

‘I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t fetch that document’

Continuing to drop flame retardant on the dumpster fire that is web security, Google on Thursday said it will soon prevent Chrome users from downloading files over insecure, plain old, unencrypted HTTP.…

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Source: Theregister.co.uk/security / Article: "Google Chrome to block file downloads – from .exe to .txt – over HTTP by default this year. And we're OK with this"