SSL News

VeriSign's Extended Validation Demos

September 23, 2007

VeriSign has released two demos promoting Extended Validation (EV) Certificates. One is aimed at site administrators and one is aimed at online consumers.

Live Webcast: How IE7 and New EV SSL Certificates Impact Your Site

September 16, 2007

TechRepublic is hosting a live webcast with VeriSign's Product Marketing Manager of SSL, Ryan White to discuss the benefits of using an EV SSL certificate.

The Double V Phishing Attack

September 2, 2007

A new phishing attack uses two Vs to replace a W (e.g. VVindowsupdate). The latest attack is on Western Union.

Are extended validation certs worth the extra money?

August 26, 2007

Michael Farnum posed the question on ComputerWorld: Are extended validation certs worth the extra money?

Network Solutions Releases SSL Whitepaper

August 26, 2007

Web Hosting Industry Review wrote about Network Solution's new Whitepaper on SSL security.

Some SSL Statistics

August 26, 2007

Johnathan Nightingale, a Firefox user interface designer, comments on some surprising SSL statistics and how they relate to a web browsers interface.

Entrust Secures Online Indian Music Retailer, Implements EV SSL Certificates

August 26, 2007

A press release about the first deployment of an EV certificate in India.

Wildcard SSL Certificate Pros and Cons

August 17, 2007

Wildcard SSL Certificates allow you to secure an unlimited number of sub-domains on a domain name. This is very advantageous in many setups but there can be some pitfalls.

Firefox EV Plug-In Only Supports VeriSign Certificates

August 16, 2007

Larry Seltzer posts about how the VeriSign's EV Green Bar Extension for Firefox only works for certificates issued by VeriSign (or it's subsidiaries like GeoTrust)

Move your Java Keytool SSL Certificate to OpenSSL

August 8, 2007

Have you ever had to move an SSL certificate from a Java keystore to use with on Apache with OpenSSL? It's not an easy task. But Dr. Herong Yang shows us how it is done.