Firefox 3 Beta 3 was recently released. Among many other features, it introduces support for EV Certificates.
Computer Weekly analyzes Web 2.0 security and how EV certificates deter phishing.
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.
Now that EV SSL Certificates are over a year old, many certificate authorities are releasing press releases, anxious to increase EV Certificate Sales.
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.
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.
A abnormality in the way that Gmail handles logins means that, even when using SSL, your account could be vulnerable.
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.
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.
Pioneer Electronics, Case Logic and Lamps Plus Join Growing Legion of Internet Merchants Deploying VeriSign EV SSL to Build Trust With Consumers