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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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DV SSL-certificates: what is it?

Domain Validated SSL Certificates (short DV) – are certificates that have the lowest level of validation among commercial CA certificates. Right before the DV SSL certificate issuance, the CA will verify that the domain owner will approve a certificate issuance.

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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.