SSL News

EV Certificates and Web 2.0 Security

February 24, 2008

Computer Weekly analyzes Web 2.0 security and how EV certificates deter phishing.

Prehistoric Phishing

February 17, 2008

Tim Callan recount the parallels between the type of phishing that occurred before the internet (social engineering over the phone, etc...) and today's current phishing.

EV SSL Press Releases

February 17, 2008

Now that EV SSL Certificates are over a year old, many certificate authorities are releasing press releases, anxious to increase EV Certificate Sales.

Happy Birthday EV SSL Certificates!

February 17, 2008

Extended Validation SSL certificates are now a year old. They are experiencing constant growth and now make up 0.5% of valid commercial SSL certificates.

Italian Bank's XSS Opportunity Seized by Fraudsters

February 10, 2008

A very convincing phishing attack used a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on an Italian Bank's own website to attempt to steal customers' bank account details.

SSL doesn't protect Google Mail?

February 3, 2008

A abnormality in the way that Gmail handles logins means that, even when using SSL, your account could be vulnerable.

Internet Explorer to autoupdate to IE7

January 27, 2008

Microsoft has released an announcement that Internet Explorer 6 will be automatically updated to Internet Explorer 7 through Windows Update. This is great news for sites with EV SSL Certificates.

AOTA Endorses EV SSL Certificates

January 20, 2008

On January 15, 2008 the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA) released a press release of its endorsement of Extended Validation SSL certificates, an emerging standard to help verify site identity and increase consumer confidence in ecommerce and ebanking.

More Than 2,000 Web Sites Reassure Online Users With VeriSign Extended Validation

January 20, 2008

Pioneer Electronics, Case Logic and Lamps Plus Join Growing Legion of Internet Merchants Deploying VeriSign EV SSL to Build Trust With Consumers

Look at Go Daddy's SSL Market Share 'Grow Daddy Grow!'

January 6, 2008

As more small and medium size businesses go online, it’s no coincidence GoDaddy.com is seeing tremendous growth for its Secure Certificates. In the past twelve months, Go Daddy’s SSL market share has increased 63 percent.