Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why should you purchase an SSL-certificate?

Possession of SSL-certificate has become a necessity for the sites which are designed to interact with the user’s personal data. SSL-Certificate appearance assures web site visitors that the transmitted data can not be intercepted by an unauthorized persons. SSL-certificates are issued by companies established

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What problems can address SSL certificate?

Many of us love to chill out in a cafe or somewhere outdoors, while surfing through the web pages by using a Wi-Fi public access point. When we need to fix something on our site, we doing it through FTP-connection. In both

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The presence of the SSL-certificate: improve the search rankings or not?

To understand the problem, we must start with its origins. I analyze the news from authoritative sources (in order not to bother the readers I will give only a brief conclusion after the analysis of sources) and obtain the following.

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Most banking applications exposed to threats

Smartphone owners are accustomed to trust your applications, especially if they relate to the banking sector. However, according to experts of the company IO Active, most banking applications are very insecure and in need of major improvement. Security researchers tested

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Name Mismatch Error in SSL-certificate: how to fix this error?

Name Mismatch Error indicates that the Common Name (domain name), which is provided in the certificate does not match the address that appears in your browser. Following is a basic example which will be helpful to understand this error: Should the certificate is

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Error with SSL at the opening of Facebook and other sites, indicating an invalid security certificate

Today our agenda is to review a problem that occurs when you try to open a site over HTTPS (for example, sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.). This issue occurs in all browsers – IE, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera etc.

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Installing SSL-certificate and IP-addresses: what you should know?

What is required before installing the SSL-certificate? Let’s look deeper into this question. SSL-requires a dedicated IP-address. SSL-certificate could only be installed on the separate IP-address. IP-addresses are usually offered by the service provider, from whom you are hosting the website. In

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What additional vulnerabilities can appear as a result of using Wildcard SSL-certificate?

Wildcard-certificates can lead to additional security issues. Wildcard-certificate is a certificate that contains a server name as a possible name that contains the “*” asterisk symbol. It is stated in RFC 2818 specification, section 3.1. If the server certificate contains the

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Fraudsters use SSL-certificates for phishing

CAs provides the SSL-certificate to owner of fake domains used in phishing against known online stores and banks. Just in a month attackers were able to obtain official security lock for hundreds of fake websites that are aimed at banks

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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.