SSL News

PayPal: unsecure browsers = cars without seatbelts

April 20, 2008

PayPal, the most attacked company in phishing attacks, is planning to block users who use older, unsecured browsers that don't have anti-phishing protection.

New phishing attack pretends to create a personal certificate

April 20, 2008

A new phishing attack, imitating the Bank of America website, tries to gain users trust by claiming to create a personal certificate to be authenticated by.

EV SSL Info from Net.Finance

April 20, 2008

Tim Callan recently answered several questions about EV SSL Certificates at Net.Finance in Scottsdale, Arizona.

VeriSign Secured Seal increases sales by 31%

April 13, 2008

VeriSign has posted a story about how one retailer increased their sales by 31% just by displaying a site seal.

New Certificate Auto-Installation Tools from Comodo

April 13, 2008

Comodo posted a press released about a new technology that can automatically generate a private key and CSR on the server and then automatically install the certificate once it is issued. This has the potential to make many certificate installation processes much simpler.

Is PCI Compliance working?

April 13, 2008

PCI Compliance, the credit card industry's standard for helping vendors avoid threats, is playing a big role is making credit card processing systems more secure. But does it really work?

Extended Validation SSL Certificate Gains Adoption

April 6, 2008

The Certification Authority/Browser Forum (CAB Forum), the author of the guidelines for issuing Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates, is pleased to announce that approximately 5,000 EV SSL certificates have been deployed by businesses and organizations worldwide(1) since the introduction of the guidelines last June.

Over 100 Credit Unions now have EV SSL Certificates

March 29, 2008

VeriSign posted a press release stating that over 100 Credit Unions now use their EV SSL Certificates.

Safari 3.1 released. No EV SSL Support.

March 22, 2008

Apple released Safari 3.1 on Tuesday. Along with new features are 13 security updates for the Safari browser, but without a trace of support for EV SSL Certificates.

OpenSSL CSR Wizard

March 21, 2008

DigiCert's new OpenSSL CSR Wizard allows you to quickly create a command to create a CSR in OpenSSL.