Monthly Archives: March 2016

Attackers can exploit the vulnerability in StartSSL for issuing SSL certificates

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Recently, security experts have found a serious hole in the domain verification, which was discovered in the StartSSL. The detected vulnerability allows anyone to issue SSL-certificates for any domain without confirming ownership. StartSSL – a web-based service that allows webmasters

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What you should know about SSL

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The growth of cyber-attacks and the widespread news about watching by governments has resulted to the fact that the network has become filled with massive calls for improving security. An important aspect of this approach – encrypt the traffic that

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What is an intermediate SSL-certificate? How it is used?

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Trusted Root CA certificate can be used for the purpose of creation another certificate which would be used for the issuing of SSL-certificates. The vast majority of SSL-certificates in the world are intermediate SSL-certificates. Any SSL-certificates issued by using intermediate certificates inherit trust

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How to get an SSL-certificate?

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To protect your website from hackers, you must get the SSL-certificate. How to do it? There are several ways to get the SSL-certificate. The first way – buying certificate SSL-certificates can be purchased from various suppliers. Many domain resellers offer

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PKI: an ideal solution or source of the problem?

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We are all now aware about the PKI (public key infrastructure). Each day, larger number of companies establish their first PKI or update an existing PKI, making it more secure and flexible. However, PKI should not be considered as one solution to all

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Mixed Content Error: where does this error appear and how to get rid of it in Google Chrome

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You may have previously encountered such error as Mixed Content Error. In this article, we will explain you how to get rid of it, and why it occurs. We will discuss mixed content and the possible risks associated with it. What

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The main advantages of EV-Certificate for Business

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EV SSL-certificate – one of the most advanced security certificates, which offers 256-bit encryption, as well as the green address bar in the browser URL bar. The green line shows the name of the company that is the best proof

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DROWN-attack able to cut down a third of the network websites

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Recently a new vulnerability hole was discovered and it was named Heartbleed, and now we are facing a new exploit. DROWN, new vulnerability in the OpenSSL, affects servers that use SSLv2. This vulnerability was discovered quite recently. Attackers are able to decipher

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.