SSL News

How to Render SSL Useless

January 14, 2010

Today, Ivan Ristic gave an interesting presentation at OWASP London entitled "How to Render SSL Useless" including the Top 11 SSL deployment mistakes that render SSL useless.

12 Critical Tips for Safe Online-Shopping During the Holidays

December 10, 2009

Entrust writes a press release about 12 ways to stay safe when shopping online this holiday season.

MashSSL Alliance Formed to Promote Open Standard for Trust Establishment Between Web Applications

November 12, 2009

Industry Leaders Including Comodo, DigiCert, Entrust and VeriSign Join Forces to Create Open Standard Based on MashSSL Technology Developed by Application Authentication Pioneer SafeMashups

idAlliance Corporation Releases iManageCerts(TM) Certificate Management Tool

November 12, 2009

iManageCerts provides organizations with monitoring and maintaining of SSL Certificates and preventing expiration outages.

SSL and TLS Renegotiation Vulnerability Discovered

November 5, 2009

Details of a new vulnerability involving SSL and TLS has been discovered. The vulnerability involves a flaw in renegotiation and allows man-in-the-middle attackers to surreptitiously introduce text at the beginning of an SSL session.

10 common network security design flaws

October 25, 2009

Brien Posey discussed 10 common network security design flaws including two that are directly related to SSL

Thawte Shuts Down Free Email Certificates

September 29, 2009

Thawte announced that they will no longer be offering free email certificates

Microsoft Adds Support for StartCom Certificates

September 27, 2009

StartCom is proud to announce that digital certificates issued by the StartCom Certification Authority are now fully trusted and legitimate in Microsoft applications such as Internet Explorer and Office/Outlook.

Go Daddy on Pace to Become Largest SSL Provider in the World

September 27, 2009

Experts Forecast Fastest Growing SSL Provider to Pass All SSL Competitors in 18 Months

Hackers expose weakness in visiting trusted sites

August 2, 2009

A powerful new type of Internet attack works like a telephone tap, except operates between computers and Web sites they trust.